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Baton Rouge, Louisiana has more HIV positive people than anywhere else in the United States. AIDS,Acquired immune deficiency syndrome is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The illness makes it more likely to get infections and tumor. HIV is transmitted by anal, vaginal and oral sex, blood transfusion, contaminated hypodermic needles, exchange between mother and baby during pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. It can be transmitted by any contact with an infected person’s bodily fluid that contains the AIDS virus in it. Body fluids are identified as blood, semen, vaginal fluid, seminal fluid, , and breast mild.
In 2009, the World Health Organizaton (WHO) estimated that there are 33.4 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS, with 2.7 million new HIV infections per year and 2.0 million annual deaths due to AIDS.
First case os AIDS in America was June 1981. From 1981 to 2001 -- 1.4 MILLION persons in United States were infected with HIV. There is NO PREVENTIVE medication available for HIV infection. There is a new promising risk-lowering medication being released this year, 2012.
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