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01 December : World Aids Day [ World Aids Day 2019 Theme ]

01 December : World Aids Day [ World Aids Day 2019 Theme ]

World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December annually to raise awareness about AIDS/HIV, and to educate people globally. 

The theme for the World Aids Day 2019  is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community”

The full form of AIDS is Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. 

AIDS is a chronic disease which is caused by the HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) virus.

Due to the disease immune system becomes weak and people are more vulnerable to infections and diseases.

 It is found in all the tissues of the body but transmitted through the body fluid of an infected person via blood, semen, breast milk, etc.

HIV is transmitted through sexual contact, blood transmission, perinatal transmission. 

Symptoms may include fever, joint pain, muscle aches, sore throat, tiredness, weakness, unintentional weight loss, etc.

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