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AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Persons who are HIV-positive, or who have AIDS, are protected from discrimination by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal and state legislation. This extends to decisions to buy, rent, or sell. Further, in many states it is considered a violation of privacy to reveal that a former tenant or owner was HIV-positive or suffered from AIDS.

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HIV leads to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a condition in which the bodys immune system is attacked and damaged by the virus, ultimately leading to death.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week approved a test intended to limit blood-product-related cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
While SWS said the respondents showed "sympathetic attitude" on the first five questions, they were unsympathetic when asked about acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
MANILA -- The Valenzuela City government has tied up with a local group of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) for the prevention of diseases such as the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
The city government will also talk to concerned government agencies and stakeholders about the ordinance that requires all city-based offices to integrate HIV and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome education for all employers and employees in all their human development programs.
A Spanish-speaking state prisoner who was diagnosed with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (ADS) brought a [sections] 1983 action.

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