The Global Significance of the Pattern of Hiv/Aids

What is the global significance of the pattern of HIV/AIDS?

What is the pattern of HIV/AIDS and what does it mean for this planet that we all live on?

First and foremost, HIV/AIDS is a disease of the developing world, this is where more than 90 percent of people with HIV/AIDS live.   It used to affect mainly men but now women make up up nearly half of HIV/AIDS victims.   It used to be a disease affecting adults but rising rates of HIV/AIDS in children under 15 is a growing problem.   HIV/AIDS can affect everyone but some groups are more   susceptible such as drug users who use needles.

The significance, of this pattern is HIV/AIDS is that people don't have to have HIV/AIDS to be affected by it.   In fact there are lots of ways it can affect people without them even knowing hardly anything about this deadly disease.   These ways can include; developing countries failing to provide primary agricultural goods and resources, outbreaks in previously unaffected countries, the impact on global travel and migration.

So the first global impact that could affect people all around the world is that developing countries provide primary agricultural goods.   By this is I mean many countries in the developing world have agricultural industries that they and the developed world rely on.   Without the agricultural and resource exports of these countries, developed nations all over the world could struggle to cope with their countries needs.   If enough people in these developing countries die of HIV/AIDS it will mean people in developed countries could not get the things like coffee beans, rice, all sorts of fruits and vegetables and so many more goods would become virtually unavailable.   This shows that HIV/AIDS is significant for the world because HIV/AIDS impacts developing nations agriculture and resources and when they   are harmed, it affects all the rest of the people in the world.

The second reason HIV/AIDS is significant is that we could see an outbreak in any...