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Que est-ce VIH?

VIH signifie virus de l’immunodéficience humaine. Une fois que le virus est entré dans l’organisme, il commence à détruire un type de globule blanc appelé cellule T-helper, également appelé cellule CD4, et se copie à l’intérieur de celui-ci. La cellule T auxiliaire est un composant important du système immunitaire, qui Read more…

By Kwabena, ago
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Starting and staying on treatment

100 years ago, being diagnosed with HIV was regarded as a death sentence. However, today, with improvements in medicine and research into HIV, medications have been developed that can suppress HIV to barely detectable levels in the blood. This means that, even though you still have the virus, you get Read more…

By Kwabena, ago
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How do I know I have HIV?

There are many signs and symptoms associated with HIV. This depends on the stage of the disease, and your immune system at the time of diagnosis. Generally, HIV progresses in 3 stages: Acute phase: This occurs very early on in the course of HIV, within 4 weeks of being infected. At Read more…

By Kwabena, ago
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What is HIV?

Pour lire cette article en français, veuillez cliquer ici.  HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. Once the virus has entered the body, it begins to destroy a type of white blood cell called a T-helper cell, also referred to as CD4 cell, and makes copies of itself inside them. The T-helper cell Read more…

By Kwabena, ago