Virus sub-microscopic particle (HIV/AIDS (Spread by sexual…
Virus sub-microscopic particle
Spread by sexual intercourse, sharing needles or syringes, childbirth, cut or sores.
Fluid known to contain sufficient amounts of HIV are blood, semen, vaginal fluids and breast milk.
Spreads through body fluids (semen, vaginal fluids)
Bodily fluids must enter the uninfected person for that person to be infected.
Breaks down the immune system
Not transmitted by hugging, sharing food, using the same toilet, or touching the same surfaces.
Scientists have gained a great deal of knowledge about HIV and how its spread and how to prevent it.
Hepatitis B (HBV)
Long term/cirrhosis and liver cancer
Primarily transferred through sexual contact
Vaccination recommended to service workers
Transferred through prenatal contact and sexual activity
Progresses slowly, fatigue, stomach pain
Similar to flu
Spread through household contact or contaminated food
Yellowing skin and eyes
Marked by inflammation of the liver
If contracted may take years to treat
If left untreated it will turn into cervical cancer
HPV is often dormant and difficult to kill
Men are carriers