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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

1.Basic facts about HIV HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Early diagnosis allows for early treatment ensuring better long term health. Effective antiretroviral treatment is available so HIV positive people can live a normal healthy life. HIV is found in blood, semen, vaginal and anal fluids and also in breast milk. Using protection methods (male/female condoms) during intercourse is the safest way to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. HIV CANNOT be transmitted through shaking hands or other forms of casual contact, sneezing, [...]