HIV positive celebrities
The news that Charlie sheen is infected with the HIV virus shows that no one is indestructible or excused from this dangerous disease – even celebrities.
According to the World Health Organization, thirty six million people have died from AIDS since the first cases were reported in 1981.
This actively spreading virus, primarily transmitted via unprotected sexual intercourse and contaminated blood transfusions, has claimed the lives of many celebrities – such as the legendary Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury.
This major rock star died at the age of forty five – just twenty four hours after his disease was made public. The Queen frontman died of bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS.