If the last person with AIDS dies, does that mean the disease/virus has been eradicated forever?

Since the disease can ever only be transmitted, shouldn't it be possible to completely remove it from the face of the earth?

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    $\begingroup$ are you suggesting to eliminate the potential sources for hiv,this sounds a little too extreme for my taste. $\endgroup$ – trond hansen Jul 11 at 16:17
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    $\begingroup$ Sir my apologies if it sounded extreme, it was just a simple question in my head. $\endgroup$ – Nandini Jul 23 at 4:49

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