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how can you catch the virus
Aug 27, 2001

Can you catch HIV from saliva, and what ways can you catch the virus?

Response from Dr. Luzuriaga

There is very little infectious virus in the saliva and exposure to saliva alone carries little risk of transmission. HIV is commonly transmitted through sexual contact,transfusion of blood or blood products containing HIV, or sharing needles. It can also be transmitted from an HIV positive woman to her baby.

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