How do you get AIDS? - HIV/AIDS 101, part 4
This one-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about how the HIV virus is spread. It explains that people can get infected with HIV from anyone who is infected, and clarifies how infection can occur. It discusses the spread of HIV through sexual contact with an infected partner, through contact with infected blood from contaminated needles, syringes, or other drug equipment, and from mother to child during pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding. The document also identifies other forms of transmission that are less common.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.