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Last Updated: Wednesday December 01 2004 11:12 GMT

What is Aids?

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Aids stands for the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

It is a serious condition which attacks the immune system - which is what stops your body from getting ill.

People with Aids can die after developing different kinds of disease which the body would normally fight off by itself.

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