Facts and Figures About HIV/AIDS

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Additional Risk Factors

Occupational exposure (such as those who work in the health care industry) can also increase the risk of infection. Screening requirements by law make HIV transmission from blood transfusion or organ transplants very rare in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Health. 

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