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HIV/AIDS Prevention (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides leadership in helping control the HIV/AIDS epidemic by working with community, state, national, and international partners in surveillance, research, and prevention and evaluation activities. This provides a variety of prevention information including basic information, fact sheets, brochures, and questions and answers. En español

HIV and Its Transmission (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Research has revealed a great deal of valuable medical, scientific, and public health information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The ways in which HIV can be transmitted have been clearly identified. Unfortunately, false information or statements that are not supported by scientific findings continue to be shared widely through the Internet or popular press. This fact sheet prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) serves to correct a few misperceptions about HIV. En español

HIV and AIDS: Are You at Risk? (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Provides basic information about HIV and AIDS, the behaviors that place people at risk for HIV, and preventive measures everyone can take to prevent HIV.