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  1. What is AIDS?
    AIDS is a disease due to the loss of functions of human immune system.

  2. How many people in this world infected AIDS?
    The number of HIV infected person is still rising, so far we know there's about 36 million people that had been reported to have AIDS

  3. What is HIV? What kind of cells does HIV attack?
    HIV is a virus that cause AIDS. They damage human immune system by attacking one of the white blood cell known as CD4 T-cells.

  4. Define reverse transcription. Which enzyme is assoicating with this method?
    Reverse transcription is a process in which the viral RNA is converted into DNA. The enzyme that associate with this process is reverse transcriptase

  5. How does HIV transmitted from one to another?
    HIV is transmitted from one to another through unprotected sex, misuse of condoms, or exchange of blood fluids such as blood or secretions.

  6. AIDS is stand for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

  7. According to HIV statistics, Africa has the greatest amount in the world's AIDS population.

  8. HIV consists of cylindrically shaped nucleoid and the surrounding proteins

  9. In order to replicate, HIV must convert RNA into DNA.

  10. When HIV positive develope AIDS, the symptoms are divided into 4 different stages, they are Asymptomatic stage, Early Symptomatic stage, Late Symptomatic stage, and Advanced AIDS stage.

  11. HIV alone can kill patients. (T/F)
    False, HIV alone cannot kill patients. Only AIDS related disease such as cancer or fungus infections kill patients.

  12. HIV bind normal human body cells. (T/F)
    False, HIV bind CD4 T-cells.

  13. You cannot infect AIDS by causal contact such as kissing or hugging. (T/F)

  14. AZT is a drug that kills most of the RT in our body. (T/F)

  15. Two layers known as gp41 and gp120 are proteins that enable HIV to bind and fuse with another target cell. (T/F)

  16. answer to trivia question: say NO to both!!!