Transmission facts

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This illustrated leaflet gives basic information on HIV transmission facts.

HIV can only be passed on when one person's body fluids get inside another person.

HIV can be passed on during sex without a condom, injecting drug use, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding.

There is no risk of HIV being passed on by shaking hands, using a toilet, kissing, hugging, sharing cups or plates.

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