• HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It’s the virus that causes HIV infection.
  • AIDS means Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection.
  • HIV is transmitted (spread) through the blood, semen, genital fluids, or breast milk of a person infected with HIV. Having unprotected sex or sharing needles and syringes with a person infected with HIV are the most common ways HIV is transmitted.
  • An infected person can have different amounts of the HIV virus in his or her blood. The amount of HIV in an infected person’s blood is called the viral load.


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