Knowing is common, but using the knowledge of understanding is essential. Many people wonder: what are the facts about AIDS and how is it transmitted? Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) without Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV) is not AIDS! It is an infectious disease afflicting thousands of adults and children worldwide. Both the government and private sectors are combating this dreadful disease by giving out information and implementing projects to promote AIDS campaign and awareness and educating people on the facts about it.