Today world is celebrating world aids day. HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases in recent time which took countless lives. Many of us are still ignorant about the real roots of this disease. Let’s look at 5 facts about AIDS.
1-World AIDS was launched in 1988 to raise awareness about this epidemic.
2-AIDS has killed an estimated 39 million people till date.
3-It takes many years for symptoms of HIV to show up. You could be carrying the disease for a long time without experiencing any warning signs. In average adult it takes between eight to 10 years to show signs.
4-Using a condom correctly every time when having sex can greatly reduce the risk of becoming infected.
5-There is no cure for HIV. There is also no vaccine for the disease. However, the quality of drugs has developed significantly over time.