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Facts for Life: What You and the People You Care About Need to Know About HIV/AIDS

This basic guide from the American Foundation for AIDS Research provides concise answers to commonly asked questions about HIV/AIDS, such as what is HIV and AIDS, how is the virus transmitted, who is at risk, and whether there are any treatments.

Some of the information will date as time goes on - such as the global statistics and range of drugs available - but the basic information is delivered in a clear and readable fashion for non-specialists (though does have a US bias).