Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HIV is a virus that targets the immune system and causes it to malfunction. HIV affects and destroys CD4 cells, a type of immune cell known as a T cell, if left untreated. As HIV kills more CD4 cells, the body becomes more vulnerable to a number of diseases and cancers. HIV is transferred from person to person by bodily fluids such as Saline, Sperm fluids in the vaginal and rectal canals, Milk from a woman.