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AIDS!!

TH~NKGOODNESS! ...

IS lHe-I£-5T ABSOLureLN FOOLPROOF? CAN I (iff IT IN TH~ FLJ.TU~?!~

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UNLess YOU GOT IT IN

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If YOU'Re NOT CAReFUL.!

HOW BAD IS IT ? THE HE;AL-TH I: HUMAN
Sff2.'J1C~S VefARTmetJT S€CReTAR'f', 011S BOWEtJ, STATelJ

ON JAN. '],.9, 19S7, l~AT,"

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IN F~CT., ~eTW~N) ANO i.s MIl.t,ION . AmERICANsARt NOW B6Ll~VED TO Be 1~91, 3 To 5 mlu.ION Art1£RICANS WI~~ Be INF£CTtO BY AlI7S I
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CA~RI(IN6-1H& AIDS VIRUS! DR.mYRoN 14 ESS6'J., Of HARVARP I PR60lCTS THAI BV

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1HEIZ8 Ar<6 3 L.e.ve~sOF AIDS ...

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A1 LeAST ~ OUT OF 10 Of THOS~ WHO Apt INPfCTW,
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fOR EXAIYJPtt:

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CASUAL CONTACT ....

CAN you?

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I. ll-Ie Alt>S VIRUS STA,/S INfeCTIOUS OUTS IDG

THE HumAN BODY FCR HOURS AND SOMeTIM£S

DAYS .... MOR61HAN A W&~K IN UQUIO ANV IHR£~ VAY(; OR M01<6 W HEN DRieD,'
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WALes CI1II.DReN~ liOSPITAl, IN $'YDN6YJAUS7RAUA R6PORTED A LIKELY CASE OF A BABY GE-TTlN& THRoueH rrs mOTHEl<'S BReAST (yIIL~ .
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3, RepORTS FRom ZAIRe I AFR leA Stlo(}J HlaH~R NUMBeRS OF CAses OF AlPS ANTIBOVI~S IN fAml~V mEMBeRS Of AlPS VlcTIM~, THAN IN CONTROL FAfY1IU6S WITHOUT \J!CTlm~, lHIS seeMS TO INDICATe NON-S£XUAL TRANSIY1I§IOtJ, 4. If M£OICAl.,

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5. PROf. \N1~lIAM HJ\SeLTIN& I OF THe HARVf\I<D
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THE: WASHINGTON POST R£PORTEV THAT SOURCBS fAlYJlLIAR WI1H NIH l<~seARCH SUGGeS1ro1HAT TR~Nsml~SloN OF1l-I~ H1L.V-JIT VII<US (THE AIDS VIRUS) COULD, IN 1HtOR~, OCCUR THROU~H REPeA1W CON1~CTWITH lH~ lep.Rs Of AI~PA1~NTS.

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1Ht C~NT£tzs foR Dlse~S6 CONTROl ISSUe!! WARNINtiS
fOF. PReVeNTING TRPlN$N\ISSION Of HIV (IH~ AiD> \J1l~US) 6~T~~N DeNllSTSANDPATleNI~'

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HOSPITALS WIlL SHY fltvAY FRom PAT/~NTS WHO

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