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Images Dated 29th May 1998

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Artwork of a man and woman with the AIDS virus Featured 29 May 1998 Image

Artwork of a man and woman with the AIDS virus

AIDS. Artwork of the silhouettes of a man and a woman with the AIDS virus. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), at centre. The virus has a glycoprotein outer layer (white) which allows it to bind to white blood cells, and an icosahedral protein coat (pink) which contains its genetic material. HIV is spread by infected bodily fluids coming into contact with the blood. This is usually by sexual intercourse, sharing hypodermic needles, or blood transfusions. AIDS destroys white blood cells, leading to a weakened immune system, and death by an opportunistic infection