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HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus while AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. HIV is basically a virus which couldn't be removed by our body like other virus including flue, cold etc. AIDS is consequence of HIV, since it is a condition brought on body by HIV. So, we can say that one can have HIV but may or may not have AIDS while opposite is not true.
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Jul 22nd, 2015
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