A virus called HIV causes a syndrome called Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). What does AIDS mean to children? The Kiddle encyclopedia explains; Acquired means that people are not born with the disease. They are infected with the HIV virus.Immune or Immuno- talks about the immune system. The immune system is the part of the body that fights off disease.Deficiency means not enough. An immuno-deficiency is where the immune system cannot fight…… Continue reading What is AIDS?