HIV 101

The stages of HIV & AIDS

Shedding Light on The Stages of HIV and AIDS Once HIV gets into the bloodstream, it immediately starts making copies of itself that spread throughout the body. What happens next are the three stages of […]

HIV 101

HIV symptoms: Do I have HIV?

A stuffy nose tells you you’ve caught a cold. A skin rash means you’re allergic to something you’ve eaten or touched. Unfortunately, HIV isn’t that simple. You can acquire HIV and not notice any symptoms […]

HIV 101

What is HIV and what does HIV stand for?

Let’s look at each word: Human: Viruses attack all sorts of living things. HIV attacks people. Immunodeficiency: HIV prevents the immune system from doing its job —fighting diseases. When our immune system slows down or […]