Infectious diseases have been killing people for many centuries. Sometimes the disease has killed entire towns and cities. New infections and viruses appear now, and new myths and legends appear with them.

1. HIV

It is believed that if a pregnant woman has HIV, her baby will also be infected. It’s optional. If the mother was infected shortly before the pregnancy, the risk of infection is more than 30%. But with proper treatment the risk of infection for a child is reduced to 2%.

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