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Sep 22, 2000

can a cigarette soaked or spiked with blood or seamen and then with the help of high temperature in smoke pass the hiv virus into portials (SIC) in bleeding gum?

Response from Dr. Dieterich

It is unlikely that any viruses would survive the heat of the smoke. Hepatitis C can be passed by sharing cocaine straws, with a little bit of blood on them, but there is no data on cigarettes. DTD



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