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Natural Science
NATS 1670
Motti Anafi

AIDS/HIV in Western Countries The United States as an Example • Over 1 million people have diagnosed with AIDS in USA since 1981 • At least 600 000 have died • An estimated 1.3 million in the United States are infected with HIV o ~27% undiagnosed and unaware of their HIV infection The Gay Community and AIDS • In the United States, men who have sex with men (MSM) accounted for approximately two thirds of all HIV infections among men, even though only about 7% of men in the US identify themselves as MSM. HIV in body fluids HIV Transmission • HIV can be transmitted by o Blood to blood o Unprotected sexual intercourse o Mother to child • HIV is NOT transmitted by: o Casual physical contact o Coughing, sneezing o Saliva o Sharing toilet o Insect bites Safer Sex • The best way to sto
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