How is HIV transmitted? There are various ways that HIV transmission is possible but primary avenues include sexual contact, intravenous drug use and contaminated blood transfusions. Find out more about transmission and HIV risk here.
Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria before working for an HIV/AIDS NPO in Soweto for many years. She was named one of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in 2012.
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