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Explain any TWO reasons why the treatment of AIDS is only partially effective.

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The treatment of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is only partially effective for several reasons. Here are two key reasons:

(i) Viral Diversity and Mutations:

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), which causes AIDS, is a highly mutable virus.  However, due to the virus's rapid mutation, drug-resistant strains can emerge. These drug-resistant strains are less susceptible to the effects of the medications, rendering treatment less effective over time. 

(ii) Adherence Challenges:

Effective treatment for HIV/AIDS often requires strict adherence to medication regimens. ART drugs must be taken consistently and on time to effectively suppress viral replication and slow the progression of the disease. 

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