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AIDS in Egypt

            There is a crisis going on in Egypt that many Egyptians are unaware of. There are thousands of Egyptians living with AIDS and they have no clue that they have the AIDS virus (http://www.aegis.com). Many of the people in Egypt do not know how to treat people with AIDS and they do not know how to act towards AIDS patients. The people in Egypt are very poorly educated on the subject pertaining to AIDS. The AIDS crisis is not an enormous problem let alone a major concern for the government of Egypt at this point in time. But the AIDS crisis is destined to gradually grow over the next few years if a number of things do not change. For the people living in Egypt the greatest obstacle stopping AIDS prevention is the people's general ignorance and extremely poor lack of knowledge pertaining to the subject. Although Egypt has a low incident rate at this moment, Egypt is a country at extremely high risk as a result of this ignorance. .
             AIDS stands for "Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome." The term first appeared to the public in an article published by the "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" (MMWR). This is a weekly paper established by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Before the Center for Disease Control published the article announcing the name for the new epidemic the public called the disease many insulting and false names. One of those names were "Gay Cancer." (http://www.aids.com/facts.htm).
             The first person found with the AIDS epidemic was identified by a doctor from the CDC in the US in 1981. Although this case was the first proven case in the world experts say that they are confident and almost 100% sure that there were many other cases not only in the US but also in the world before this one. In 1984 an experiment was funded to find out if the HIV virus cause AIDS. The experiment's hypothesis was proven to be right and they found out that the HIV virus does cause AIDS eventually (http://www.

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