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HIV life cycle

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HIV life cycle

HIV attacks and destroys the CD4 cells of the immune system. CD4 cells are a kind of white platelets that play a major role in protecting the body from disease. HIV utilizes the machinery of the CD4 cells to multiply (make duplicates of itself) and spread all through the body. This procedure is completed in seven stages which is known as the HIV life cycle. The seven stages of the HIV life cycle are: 1) binding, 2) fusion 3) reverse transcription 4) integration 5) replication 6) assembly and 7) budding

AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is caused by HIV (Human Immuno deficiency virus). HIVbelongs to the family retrovirus, that attacks the human immune system especially CD4 cells (T cells), CD4 cells helps the immune system to fight against infections. HIV is transmitted through body fluids like blood, semen, vaginal and rectal fluids and breast milk. HIV do not  spread through skin-to-skin contact, hugging, shaking hands, or kissing, Air or water, Sharing food or drinks, including drinking fountains, Saliva, tears, or sweat , Sharing a toilet, towels, or Bedding Mosquitoes or other insects. The natural life of a person with AIDS is about to three years. Approximately 1.1 million people of Americans are presently suffering with HIV. Of those people one in five they doesn’t know they are infected with HIV virus.

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