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HIV
used in It Happened to Nancy

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human immunodeficiency virus: the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells
  • I guess that's important because they don't know which victims have the HIV virus or hepatitis, and there are lots of bloody situations.
    p. 221.2
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that, to date, "At least 10 to 12 million adults have been infected with HIV."
    p. i.8
  • Then he slowly tells me that my blood samples have come back, and I have .... the HIV virus!
    p. 88.4
  • No. 1: HIV is carried almost exclusively through blood and semen.
    p. 90.2
  • HIV is not a fragile virus and can live up to seven days in body fluids.
    p. 90.5
  • I guess I might as well face it and use the word HIV.
    p. 126.8
  • HIV, HIV, WHICH LEADS TO AIDS.
    p. 126.8
  • HIV, HIV, WHICH LEADS TO AIDS.
    p. 126.8
  • The AIDS virus is called HIV, which means human immunodeficiency virus.
    p. 130.4
  • The AIDS virus is called HIV, which means human immunodeficiency virus.
    p. 130.4
  • It works like this: When the HIV virus enters your body, it invades a cell that is part of your immune system.
    p. 130.5
  • That cell turns into a major virus factory, churning out copies of the HIV invader.
    p. 130.6
  • I'm going to read everything that has ever been written about the HIV virus and full-blown AIDS.
    p. 132.4
  • Dr. S. says that lots of people who are HIV positive feel pretty good for five or six or even seven years, but because of my low immune system to begin with, I've got an infection in my eyes that just doesn't seem to want to clear up.
    p. 145.2
  • Dr. S. says my HIV is progressing soooo much faster because of my lowered immune system.
    p. 149.1
  • Actually, Dr. S. doesn't even call it HIV anymore; he calls it AIDS.
    p. 149.4
  • I wonder if they wonder if they might have HIV too.
    p. 159.4
  • Oh well, I've always been kind of a sickly kid .... but how come some people have lots of years before the HIV virus turns to full-blown AIDS?
    p. 162.3

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