STD Facts: HIV/AIDS
This one-page handout educates people about HIV infection and AIDS. It describes early (weeks to months after exposure) and late signs and symptoms. It explains how HIV is spread by vaginal, oral and anal sex, sharing needles, contaminated blood products, and from infected mother to newborn. It clarifies how HIV cannot be transmitted. It outlines complications, testing, and treatment, and offers advice for prevention. State of Minnesota and federal contact information is provided.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.