HIV and AIDS

By Dominic McDaniel

Ways HIV is spread.

*HIV can be spread by open wounds, by sharing a needle with a infected person, or from having unprotected sexual contact with an infected person

Ways HIV is not spread.

*HIV can not be spread by hugging or kissing someone, sharing a drink, or using the same toilet as a infected person.

Ways to prevent HIV/AIDS.

*Practice being abstinence.

*Do not share needles.

*Wear rubber gloves when cleaning up anyone's bodily fluids

*Do not inject drugs. (via needle)

Meaning of HIV.

*HIV stand for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

* HIV virus infects the cells and uses them as a place to multiply. In doing so, the virus destroys the ability of the infected cells to do their job in the immune system.

Difference between HIV and AIDS.

*HIV is is a virus that may cause an infection, AIDS is a condition or a syndrome. (which is caused by HIV if not treated correctly.)