World AIDS Day 2021: Know why World AIDS Day is celebrated, who was the first patient. 1 News Track English


World Aids Day 2021 Special: Today i.e. 1st December is being celebrated all over the world as World Aids Day. Actually, you know that since when has been started celebrating this day and where was the first patient of AIDS appeared. let’s find out

Start of celebrating AIDS Day

AIDS Day was celebrated for the first time on 1 December 1988. It was started by James W. Bun and Thomas Neter. After that, AIDS Day was celebrated every year on 1 December. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to raise awareness about AIDS, to tell the methods of prevention and to mourn those who have died due to this disease. At the same time, countries’ governments and health officials, NGOs and people around the world are often providing information on AIDS prevention and control.

full name of aids

The full name of AIDS is ‘Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome’ and it is a type of virus, whose name is HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). At the same time, the United Nations started working on communication, prevention and education in 1997 under the World AIDS Campaign. The main objective of this campaign was to spread information about HIV/AIDS to the people.

This was the first patient of AIDS (First AIDS Patient)

It is important for everyone to know who was the first patient of HIV/AIDS. There are different beliefs about this in many countries. It is believed that the first patient of AIDS was found in 1959 in Congo. But, according to the report, the first case of AIDS was named ‘Gaten Dugas’. Gaten was a Canadian flight attendant by profession. If you believe the report of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of America, then this gay person has a hand in spreading AIDS. Gaten Gay deliberately spread this disease to many people. Gaten learned that he had AIDS and that there was no cure. Despite this, he spread this disease to many people. Gaten Dugas is also known as Patient Zero. At the same time, the first patient in India occurred in 1986.

because of AIDS

AIDS is one of the biggest health problems of the present era i.e. it is an epidemic. There are three main causes of AIDS infection:-

, from unprotected sex

, through unprotected blood exchange

, transmission from mother to child

Difference between HIV and AIDS

HIV is a rare disease virus that can cause AIDS. AIDS is not a disease in itself but a symptom. It reduces the immunity power of man to fight against other diseases. Due to this, diseases like colds to pleurisy, tuberculosis, tuberculosis, cancer are easily caused and they become difficult to treat and the patient may even die. This is why AIDS testing is important. It is only through an AIDS test that the infection can be definitively detected.

Decline in AIDS patients in India

The British Medical Journal in its report said that about 14-16 lakh people in India are affected by HIV / AIDS. Although 5.5 million may have been infected with HIV/AIDS in 2005, according to the 2011 United Nations AIDS report, the number of new HIV infections in India has declined by 50 per cent in the last 10 years. At the same time, about 42 million people are victims of HIV worldwide. Most of them live in African countries adjoining the Sahara. Here one out of every three adults is a victim.

Reasons for the rise of AIDS in India (Reasons For The Rise Of AIDS)

, Lack of correct information about AIDS.

, Treating AIDS patients as stigmatized.

, Lack of curriculum about AIDS and sex in education.

, Justifying the use of contraceptives, etc.

Symptoms of AIDS (S)ymptoms of AIDS)

, cholera

, Tiredness

, Fever

, Headache

, nausea and aversion to food

, swollen lymph nodes

, white patches in the mouth

, excessive sweating

, sudden weight loss

, persistent cough

, Swelling of the lymph glands in the throat, thighs and armpits

, Itching and burning all over the body

, pneumoniae

, TB

AIDS treatment

There is no cure for AIDS. That’s why safety is the best cure. Avoid unprotected sex, gay sex, and sex with prostitutes. At the same time, doctors and medical scientists around the world are constantly doing research in search of its effective treatment.

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