What does HIV stand for ? Is AIDS an infectious disease ? List any four modes of spreading
HIV = Human Immuno Deficiency Virus: It is infectious disease. It spreads from infected person to a healthy person.
Modes of spread of AIDS:
- By contaminated blood transfusion from a contracted person to healthy one.
- From mother to child by placenta.
- By unprotected sexual contact with infected person of HIV.
- By using infected needles for injection to a person.