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HIV and AIDS

Is AIDS Infectious Or Noninfectious?

12/17/2004

Question:

Is AIDS infectious or noninfectious?

Answer:

AIDS is an infectious illness. The HIV virus that causes AIDS can be transmitted by unprotected sex, intravenous drug use using unclean needles, etc.  

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Response by:

Pamposh   Kaul, MD Pamposh Kaul, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati