The very basics about HIV and AIDS

Each month, the APIC Communications Committee updates the “Monthly alerts for consumers” page of with consumer-focused infection prevention information. This page provides consumers with useful tips and information on their role in stopping the transmission of infection.

This month, APIC is featuring a consumer backgrounder on the basics of HIV and AIDS. Approximately 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, and 17 million are infected worldwide. Read more about HIV, how it is spread, controlling HIV, and more in this month’s consumer backgrounder.

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Infection info for consumers – News you can use!