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You Can’t Get AIDS from…

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You won’t get AIDS from hide ‘n’ seek, 1980s

Throughout the 1980s, parents and teachers expressed concerns the casual contact of school and play put children at risk. This poster sought to reveal such concerns as inaccurate and unfounded.

  • Publisher(s):
    Centers for Disease Control
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Color drawing of a white boy chasing a white girl.

With misinformation too readily available, this campaign from America Responds to AIDS attempted to reach a wide audience with neutral images and straightforward information on ways people could not “catch” AIDS.

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  • Color drawing of a mosquito on a yellow background meant to mimic skin color.
  • Color drawing of a hand holding a salad on a serving plate.
  • Color drawing of a white boy chasing a white girl.
  • Color drawing of a multicolored beach ball floating on water.