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Question 1: There is currently no publicly available vaccine for HIV or cure for ________ or AIDS.
AIDS dementia complexHIVHIV and AIDS misconceptionsSafe sex

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Main symptoms of AIDS.
  Estimated number of people living with HIV/AIDS by country
  Changes in life expectancy in some hard-hit African countries.                      Botswana                     Zimbabwe                     Kenya                     South Africa                     Uganda
  Kaposi's sarcoma

Question 3: People who have been infected with one strain of HIV can still be infected later on in their lives by other, more ________ strains.
VirulenceInfectious diseaseBacteriaEscherichia coli

Question 4: Often, AIDS stigma is expressed in conjunction with one or more other stigmas, particularly those associated with homosexuality, ________, promiscuity, prostitution, and intravenous drug use.
GaySexual orientationLesbianBisexuality

Question 5: In HIV infected individuals, this is normally due to fungal (________) or viral (herpes simplex-1 or cytomegalovirus) infections.
Athlete's footCoccidioidomycosisOral candidiasisCandidiasis

Question 6: Most of these conditions are infections caused by ________, viruses, fungi and parasites that are normally controlled by the elements of the immune system that HIV damages.
Gram-negative bacteriaBacteriaGram-positive bacteriaCorynebacterium

Question 7: ________ is a disease caused by the single-celled parasite called Toxoplasma gondii; it usually infects the brain, causing toxoplasma encephalitis, but it can also infect and cause disease in the eyes and lungs.

Question 8: HIV infection can only be diagnosed by PCR, testing for HIV pro-viral DNA in the children's ________.
ThymocyteLymphocyteAdaptive immune systemImmune system

Question 9: ________ in 1981 and its cause, HIV, identified in the early 1980s.
Chinese Center for Disease Control and PreventionCenters for Disease Control and PreventionEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and ControlBiological hazard

Question 10: There is also a significant although lesser increase in risk from STIs such as ________, chlamydia and trichomoniasis, which all cause local accumulations of lymphocytes and macrophages.
GonorrheaChancroidGranuloma inguinaleICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

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