Some people think they come of age when they’ve been burnt by gonorrhea, but if they’ve been burnt by AIDS they may never come of age, 1980s-1990s
While untreated syphilis could be fatal, most sexually transmitted diseases before AIDS did not carry the consequence of death. Posters like this one from America Responds to AIDS focused on reaching black communities with information on the potential outcomes of AIDS.
Publisher(s): Centers for Disease Control
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Some people think they come of age when they’ve been burnt by gonorrhea, but if they’ve been burnt by AIDS they may never come of age.
Getting burnt by a venereal disease is no joke. VD has always been a serious health problem. If you’ve had VD and been cured there’s something you should know.
What you were doing that exposed you to that disease could also expose you to the AIDS virus. There is no cure for the AIDS virus.
Think about that the next time you’re faced with the choices that are part of coming of age. Think about being responsible. Think about waiting for sex.
AMERICA RESPONDS TO AIDS
SOUTH CAROLINA RESPONDS TO AIDS
The America Responds to AIDS hotline is 1-800-342-AIDS, and the SC Responds to AIDS hotline is 1-800-322-AIDS.
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