HOME ECONOMICS J. S. S ONE SECOND TERM
THEME; FAMILY LIVING AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT/CLOTHING AND TEXTILE FOOD AND FOODS AND NUTRITION
Students should be able to;
1. Explain the meaning of HIV/AIDs.
2. Explain the causes and signs of HIV/AIDS.
3. Discuss the prevention of HIV/AIDS
What is HIV?
HIV is a virus that damages the immune system. The immune system helps the body fight off infections. Untreated HIV infects and kills CD4 cells, which are a type of immune cell called T cells. Over time, as HIV kills more CD4 cells, the body is more likely to get various types of infections and cancers. It’s an acronym for Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus.
HIV is transmitted through bodily fluids that include:
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