The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes AIDS, and testing is necessary to detect the disease, which is incurable and fatal without treatment.
“Being tested for the HIV virus, and getting treatment if you are infected, are the most important first steps you can take to maintain your health and financial stability,” said
An HIV-infected individual may develop AIDS after 10 to 15 years, according to the
• Benefit from therapies that can help them live healthier longer.
• Protect their partners from becoming infected.
• Benefit from healthy decision-making.
• Stop the spread of HIV.
The HIV/AIDS virus can cause severe fatigue and affect an individual’s ability to work. The
For information on HIV testing, talk to a healthcare provider or find the nearest HIV testing center online at hivtest.cdc.gov/.
CDC also offers a telephone hotline, CDC-INFO from
To determine if you are eligible for
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