Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a global public health issue and millions of people have become its victims. There are 3 different stages of HIV with symptoms that may vary for each infected individual:
- Acute HIV:This is the initial stage of HIV where the infection develops 2-4 weeks after someone contracts HIV. It includes flu like symptoms such as chills, fever, sore throat and muscle pain.
- Chronic HIV: Also known as the asymptomatic stage, the virus may still be active by making copies of the infected cells.