HIV and AIDS

By Lloyd Ivey

What does HIV stands for?

It stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus

What is AIDS?

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

What is the definition of Virus?

a virus that is transmitted from human to human when coming into contact with another person's infected bodily fluids. This includes: blood, semen, vaginal fluids, breast milk

How can a person gets HIV?

From having unprotected sexual contact with an infected person. By sharing needles with an inflected person. Through open wounds or orifices where a person's contaminated fluids enters. Least common form of transmission not a lifestyle choice for child from mother to baby before, during or after birth.

3 examples of how HIV is spread

1 it can spread form blood, semen, vaginal fluids

2 by sharing needles with an infected person

3 from having unprotected sexual contact with an infected person

How to prevent the spread HIV

1 using condoms during sexual activity

2 do not share drug injection equipment

3 if you are HIV infected and pregnant

4 if you are HIV infected woman don't breast feed

3 examples of how HIV is not spread

1 shaking hands

2 hugging

3 swimming in the same pool

How is HIV/AIDS is different from each other?

HIV is a virus that may cause an infection, AIDS is a condition or a syndrome