AIDS in AFRICA

Is it right to let people die when their death could be stopped?Billion-dollar pharmaceutical manufacturers are faced with this question every day.Should they reduce the price of AIDS drugs, allowing many more Africans to be able to afford them?Or should they keep their prices high and only allow the wealthy to take advantage of these AIDS symptom suppressers?The AIDS epidemic brings up a controversial position for the pharmaceutical manufacturers.Millions across the world are facing this disorder, and is said to be the worst epidemic since the Middle Ages.It is likely to be the worst epidemic ever.AIDS has drastically changed the world in a different way for each nation; it has raised many new controversies and all should understand its energy.
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a severe disorder caused by the retrovirus HIV, resulting in a defect in cell-mediated immune response.This leads to increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and to certain rare cancers, especially kaposis sarcoma.HIV is transmitted through blood, seamen, and vaginal secretions.AIDS essentially wears down the immune system.Then, ultimately an infected person dies from common sicknesses that normally would be blocked by the immune system.The main ways the virus is transmitted are:
·By having sexual intercourse with an infected partner.
·By injecting drugs using a needle or syringe which has already been used by someone who is infected.
·By being transferred through your mother if she was infected during pregnancy.
AIDS wasfirst discovered and identified as a unique disorder in 1959 in what was then the Belgian Congo.The leading theory suggests that the disease was transmitted from a monkey to a human.In the early stages, many African people and nations thought the disorder was a total hoax.They viewed it as the westerners attempt to fool Africans.They just didn&apo…