Essay by workindiva00University, Bachelor's May 2009

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The AIDS/HIV disease affects millions of people world wide and international organizations have pulled together to try to put a stop to this pandemic. "In 2007, 33.2 million people were living with HIV worldwide. About 2.5 million people became newly infected with HIV and an estimated 2.1 million lost their lives to AIDS (Why the World needs and Aids Vaccine)." A vaccine was introduced for the AIDS/HIV disease so it could dramatically decrease the number of people being infected each year. Vaccines work in preventing infection and disease. They allow the body to build immunity against that certain disease, so the body can remember and then respond to the specific pathogens if the body comes in contact with it again. The AIDS vaccine will have a huge impact globally by allowing all countries to be vaccinated. Many countries are not able to get the right prevention and treatments due to lack of proper expense that is needed.

An AIDS vaccine has been considered over all other preventions because of the ability to make it more available to all populations. Once most of the population is vaccinated, the spread of the disease will decrease. The AIDS vaccine will help limit the transmission by allowing the people vaccinated to be immune, so if and when the person does come in contact with someone who is infected, the person vaccinated will be safe. This will help bring the global crisis under control and making prevention of AIDS more manageable by emphasizing being vaccinated and safe practices. Many countries have been researching and providing clinical trials to produce the proper Aids vaccine. There have been scientific studies that show an AIDS vaccine can be possible in working with the immune system and helping the body protect against AIDS when in contact with it. "As...