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What is HIV?

What is HIV?  It’s a virus that affects your immune system.  When the immune system becomes severely compromised, the body is susceptible to serious and often deadly infections.

What is HIV?  It’s a virus that affects your immune system.  When the immune system becomes severely compromised, the body is susceptible to serious and often deadly infections.

Photo: Eamonn Vitt | HIV/AIDS patient with severe skin disease.

Photo: Eamonn Vitt | HIV/AIDS patient with severe skin disease.

Visit MSF's World AIDS Day 2009 website for more information, and video interviews with MSF staff and patients living with HIV in South Africa.