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Impact of HIV/AIDS on Pregnant Women and their Babies

What is HIV/AIDS?

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that can develop AIDS. AIDS stands for (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome).

An individual can be “HIV Positive” but don’t have AIDS. A person infected with HIV may develop this disease within 10 years or longer.

A person who is HIV Positive can transfer this disease to others through infected Blood, Semen and Vaginal liquid.

A person infected with AIDS cannot fight against diseases as they normally do, the risk of carrying infections, Cancers and other health problems increases, which can be life threatening.

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