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What do you think about HIV infected patients

 
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saw



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2004 1:39 am    Post subject: What do you think about HIV infected patients Reply with quote

Nowadays people who are HIV infected are not accepted in our society. Infact,the symptoms 0f AIDs are not shown in avery long time so some people who are HIV infected don't have any symptom until 10 years. Therefor,they should live in our society as normal people for 3 reasons. First,the infection of HIV is not spread in the air or by touching. Mostly, HIV is in the blood, lymph and the sperm. 90 percent of people who are HIV infected are infected by sexaul intercourse. When HIV issue is out of the body, it is frail. Second, people who are HIV infected are not intend to spread HIV. They want to live happily before they die. Finally,people who are HIV infected can help our society. They can work as normal people. For example who are HIV infected work in an organization for help to HIV infected partients. In conclusion, peopel who are HIV infected are normal people. Therefore they should live a normal life in our society. What do you think about this opinion ?
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liebe



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2004 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree with you that HIV infected people have a right to continue to live their normal lives and that they deserve to be treated normally. However, I also think that HIV infected people have a duty to let other people know that they are infected before they have sex with them.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 18, 2004 9:21 pm    Post subject: Sure Reply with quote

Personally I agree with what the author says that the HIV-infected patients deserve the least human rights.

With the three points mentioned by the author, I’m thinking of posing some of the reasons why we would react on this issue in such a big impulse.

The physiological reason:
Though most people would know it doesn’t infect people through most our daily contact but for more infections like blood, sexual intimate contact, and birth, people would still feel scared of this disease because they think it might be possible to infect the disease if they expose themselves more to the contact with those HIV-carried people, because the lack of the correct concept and our long-stalled stereotype on the disease.

Prevention attitude:
If there’s no contact at all with HIV-infected people, it’s undoubted to have any possibility of contracting this disease. Then, I won’t bother worrying about myself and them. Beware, not every patient is optimistic and accepted, they might someday stab you in the back. And, you’ll never tell if this would happen now or later.

Lack of education:
Asked how much you know how a HIV-infected patient feels, you can never tell. The lack of the education on this issue has further buries the seeds of discrimination and resentment.

Overall, HIV is not the only fatal disease that would infect others. Some of the diseases that we even never heard of could be more infectious and contagious and could have already existed in our surroundings and they might be just next to you now but because we are not aware of it, things seem ok and actually we are not at all “influenced ” by that.

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