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close this bookAids Home Care Handbook (WHO, 1993, 178 p.)
close this folderPart I: Teaching Guide
close this folderChapter Two: From HIV to AIDS
close this folderWhat are HIV and AIDS?
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View the documentBox 1: Ways in which HIV is transmitted

Box 1: Ways in which HIV is transmitted

· through unprotected sexual intercourse with an infected person; that is, intercourse without a condom

· from an infected mother to her unborn or newly-born child

· through contact with infected blood, for example by:

- the transfusion of infected blood

- the sharing of skin-piercing instruments, such as injection needles, that are not sterile