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  Aids
What is Aids?
What is HIV?
How do you get it?
How do you know if you've got it?
Aids myths
How common is it?
Can it be cured?

 
Toilet Aids myths
There are lots of rumours about how Aids spreads, but don't worry - you can't get it from the following:

  • Sitting on a public toilet seat

  • Sharing glasses or cutlery

  • Ordinary social contact like shaking hands or talking to someone

  • Although tiny amounts of the virus can be found in saliva, phlegm or tears, it's most unlikely to be spread by kissing or coughing, because you can only catch the virus if it enters your bloodstream.

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