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HIV and AIDS

HIV and AIDS

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This lesson will explain the causes and effects of HIV and AIDS as well as discuss various treatments of the disease.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Retrovirus

    A virus whose genetic information in in the form of RNA rather than DNA.

  • AIDS

    A disease with no known cure that attacks a person’s own immune system.

  • HIV

    A virus that causes the disease known as AIDS.