|It may be "retro"|
but it's still deadly, damn it.
So can a needle prick really infect you with HIV/AIDS? Sadly, it can. A lot of people who use heroin becomes infected when they inject the illegal drugs to their veins with needles or syringes that are often shared with someone with HIV. This kind of contact with the virus is the primary cause of the infection in Europe.
Whether the news is true or not, it's simply best to stay away from places with complete strangers. And for the love of your own life, avoid irresponsible sex.
Read more about AIDS in Wikipedia.