Despite the fact that the world is now educated in regards to HIV and the AIDS virus, it is still prevalent in our society. This disease, which can decimate populations and destroy families, should not be as rampant as it is at present. The pandemic began in the 1980's, and well into the next century, it has been slightly limited but not curbed.
The safe sex programs that have been running need to be strengthened. I have noticed that many of my peers still do not know the consequences of unsafe intercourse. Although things have been discovered that help ease the symptoms, the world should not overlook this deadly disease until it is cured.