Category: HIV AIDS

In 1980, no one knew about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Now almost everyone is aware. Still, many people do not know how HIV is transmitted, and who is at risk for infection. Nearly one million people are HIV infected in the United States. About 10% of these have AIDS. AIDS is the disease caused by infection with HIV.

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A Co-Worker Is HIV Infected

A Co-Worker Is HIV Infected Learning that someone you work with has HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, should not be alarming. Many at your work site may react with fear, and others may feel helpless and not know what to do...
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HIV Information

Aids: The Latest News AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. It is a disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
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Hiv/Aids: In The Global Community

Hiv/Aids: In The Global Community Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a global problem. In 1996, the World Health Organization reported that there were 21 million cases of HIV infection around the world...
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Hiv/Aids: Myths And Misconceptions

Hiv/Aids: Myths And Misconceptions In the past, people have had good reason to be afraid of "catching" diseases. Although they had many explanations about why people became ill and died, they did not know what caused a disease, or how to avoid it...
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Introduction – HIV AIDS

Introduction - HIV AIDS In 1980, no one knew about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Now almost everyone is aware...
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MINORITIES AND HIV

MINORITIES AND HIV Anyone who is sexually active, regardless of age, sex, race, or sexual orientation, is at risk for AIDS. Minority populations are especially at risk...
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Testing For The Aids Virus

Deciding to get tested for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is not an easy decision. However, a person can have HIV without showing any signs...
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