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A woman smiling with a warning about the invisible signs of having HIV; a poster from the America responds to Aids advertising campaign. Black and white lithograph, 1991.

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She shows all the signs of having HIV. There aren't any you can see. You just can't tell from outward appearance who is infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. To determine your risk for HIV and AIDS, call your state or local AIDS hotline. Or call the National AIDS Hotline at 1-800-342-AIDS. Call 1-800-243- (TTY) for deaf access. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. U.S. Government Printing Office 1991-535-064. 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)


Credit: Wellcome Collection

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