Which of the following are the modes of transmission of aids?

(A) Through sexual contact

(B) Through blood transfusion

(C) Through infected needles or syringes

(D) All of these.

The Correct Answer is (D) All of these.

Solution

AIDS – Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome.

AIDS is a life-threatening, infectious disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

AIDS is usually the last stage of HIV infection, and at this stage, a person’s immune system becomes too weak to fight any illness or disease.

The different modes of transmission of viruses of aids are:

  • Through an unprotected sexual act.
  • Through blood transfusion from an infected person.
  • Through using used syringes, contaminated razors, needles, dental instruments, injections and other blood products.
  • From mother to baby. A pregnant woman can transfer HIV to her baby through the placenta or breastfeeding after birth.

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