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Can children inherit aids?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
? inherit ?: AIDS is not a genetic trait or condition you inherit. It is an infectious disease that a mother can pass to her baby during or after pregnancy. With proper prenatal care, doctors can limit that possibility to less than 5% transfer, while untreated cases transfer around 30% or more of the time.

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