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A man with his hands over his face, a woman with her hands covering her ears and another man with his hands covering his mouth with a message about how HIV is communicated; a poster from the America responds to Aids advertising campaign. Black and white lithograph.

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This is the way many people deal with HIV. A lot of people don't think they have to worry about HIV. But the truth is, anyone can get HIV infection if they are sharing drug needles and syringes or having sex with an infected person. Call your state or local AIDS hotline. Or call the National AIDS Hotline at 1-800-342-AIDS. Call 1-800-243-7889 (TTY) for deaf access. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. NAIEP 1/94 P552. Bears logo: America responds to AIDS (white lettering against 3 black blocks) Bears logo: CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bears logo: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service (human profile transforming into bird in flight)


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