28 Mar '18, 8am

[Mothership] It is illegal in S’pore to tell someone else that a person has HIV without their permission https://t.co/qagDXAerwb

[Mothership] It is illegal in S’pore to tell someone else that a person has HIV without their permission https://t.co/qagDXAerwb

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) targets and destroys human immune cells. The virus also uses these immune cells to replicate itself, i.e. turn them into more viruses. HIV is spread only through blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, rectal fluid, vaginal fluid and breastmilk. It can also be spread when injection needles are shared between HIV and non-HIV sufferers. With the immune system down, the body is susceptible to various infections which in a normal, healthy body, would be easy to overcome. Left untreated, an HIV infection eventually progresses to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), where the body’s immune system is so severely compromised that a simple viral infection (like a flu) can be fatal. Treatment for HIV involves taking drugs that prevent the virus from replicating. The medication can only help suppress the virus level to a minimum, but never comple...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/03/hiv-aids-singapore-history/

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