• incidence
  • Although effective, the implementation of such strategy faces great financial, political and social challenges in heavily affected regions such as developing countries where drug resistant viruses have already been found with growing incidence. (springer.com)
  • People
  • Early diagnosis and treatment with anti-HIV drugs can help people with HIV stay healthy for a long time and can decrease the chance of passing the virus to others. (acog.org)
  • person
  • NIAID is exploring therapies that suppress the amount of HIV to such low levels that an HIV-infected person would no longer need treatment because his or her immune system could keep the remaining virus in check, creating in essence a "functional cure. (nih.gov)
  • blood
  • HIV is frequently spread among injection drug users - by the sharing of needles or syringes contaminated with minute quantities of blood from someone infected with the virus . (factbites.com)
  • HIV may also be spread through contact with infected blood, especially by sharing needles, syringes, or drug use equipment with someone who is infected with the virus . (factbites.com)