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HIV QUESTIONS - SIMPLE
HIV Info from the Mayo Clinic
1. HIV is a virus, and AIDS is a disease.
2. HIV can be transferred from person to person by "fluid to fluid" contact.
3. An HIV negative individual can become HIV positive by having sexual relations (that involves fluid to fluid contact) with an HIV positive individual.
4. Using a condom will eliminate the risk of STDs such as HIV/ AIDs
5. An individual can become HIV positive only through sexual contact.
6. Many HIV positive individuals become HIV negative by taking antibiotics and eating a healthy diet.
7. HIV targets B cells - more specifically, helper B cells.
8. HIV targets T cells - more specifically, helper T cells.
9. HIV can only be spread through gay sex.
10. Using a condom during sex can reduce the risk STDs.
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