AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the final stage of HIV disease, which causes severe damage to the immune system.Alternative Names
Acquired immune deficiency syndromeCauses, incidence, and risk factors
Important facts about the spread of AIDS include:
- AIDS is the sixth leading cause of death among people ages 25 - 44 in the United States, down from number one in 1995.
- The World Health Organization estimates that more than 25 million people worldwide have died from this...