• Question: when a young child is born with HIV/Aids and the child is about seven to eight year old and has sex with another person who does not have will he or she contract the virus?

    Asked by Elvo to Marta on 12 Jul 2017.
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      Marta Maia answered on 12 Jul 2017:

      I dont think 7-8 year olds have yet developed an interest in sex, which usually starts during puberty. However, if there is sexual contact there is a risk of HIV transmission.