Jun 29, 2012
I was walking my dog today and there appeared to be dried blood on the paving, I didn't step in it but I'm pretty sure my dog did. I went home and wiped down my dog's feet. Is there a risk of HIV/AIDS transmission here? Or am I just being overtly anxious?
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi You are being overly anxious! No way for HIV transmission to occur this way. If it were indeed blood that your dog stepped in, HIV dies once it is outside of the body.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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