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America Responds to AIDS

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With AIDS around, gonorrhea, syphilis & herpes are fair warning, 1980s

By presenting other diseases as “warnings,” this poster from America Responds to AIDS sought to reach a population that engaged in regular unprotected sex. However, the connections made were problematic: unprotected sex does not automatically lead to disease and prior experience with a sexually transmitted disease does not necessarily increase the risk of AIDS.

  • Publisher(s):
    Centers for Disease Control
  • Type:
    Poster
Black and white photograph of a stop sign with text above and below.