- HIV is a virus that weakens the body’s defence systems
- There is no cure but treatments help people live longer healthier lives.
- The virus is passed in body fluids including blood, semen, vaginal fluids and breast milk
- Many people with HIV have no symptoms or signs
- Using condoms every time you have sex reduces your risk of contracting HIV
- You can be checked for HIV by a simple blood test
For more detailed information, please visit our HIV/Hepatitis page or HIV (FPA)