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Which of these people should get an HIV test?

Answer: All of them.

HIV testing can save your life.

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Highlights

  • Remember: HIV Does Not Have to Control You
    VAntage Point: Official Blog of the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Released for National HIV Testing Day; June 27
  • HIV Treatment WorksLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
    U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Information encouraging people living with HIV to get in care and stay on treatment, as well as resources on how to live well

HIV/AIDS Basics

What is HIV? What is AIDS? How is HIV spread? What are the symptoms? Are you at risk? Are there long-term effects? Find answers here