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HIV/AIDS
Section Editor: Dr LM Nath
Consultant, Community Medicine,New Delhi
The Human Immuno-deficiency Virus or HIV is the organism that ultimately causes AIDS. Soon after first getting the HIV infection the person has a short, self limiting ‘flue-like disease. This only lasts a few days and is so mild that many persons do not even know it. The virus slowly destroys the ability of the body to resist common communicable diseases.
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HIV/AIDS Bill Passed In The Parliament: All You Need To Know
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017 has been passed in the Lok Sabha on 11th April, 2017, which aims to strengthen the rights of the people who have been suffering from HIV or AIDS.
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HIV-positive women wanting to conceive feel stigma
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Prevent HIV infection
Monday, August 16, 2010

Practice safe sex using condoms and avoid sex with multiple partners to prevent HIV transmission.
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Health Tips
Get yourself tested for HIV
Have you had a blood transfusion even some years ago, or been indiscriminate in your sexual activities, or ever indulged in injectable drug abuse, shared shaving razors or had your ears or nose etc. pierced without proper disinfection? Then get yourself tested for HIV if you have developed any symptoms.
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Prevent HIV infection
Use condoms to prevent AIDS
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