In Arabic, "HIV" Is Misspelled "AL-AIDS": A Blog Entry by Ibrahim (September 30, 2010)
"I wish I could be less terrified that they might find out "I wish I could be less terrified that they might find out that I have THE DISEASE, THE CURSE, THE AL-AIDS, because in fact I don't have that. All I have is a tiny virus that is unfortunately becoming stronger than my whole Middle Eastern community."
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