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Stepping on blood in the street
Aug 30, 2012

Hello i've asked this question days before but unfortunatelly no answer. So i ask you again hoping this time you will transfer your knowledge. I will be brief this time. So is it possible for hiv infection if we step on (with shoes) fresh blood spots in the street assuming that this blood is carrying hiv and spread it later in our house as we walking around rooms? And also as we taking off our shoes graping them from the bottom if there are remaining blood traces on them? Thanks a lot! I need to know this information

Response from Mr. Glenn

There is absolutely no risk from the situation you're talking about. It's easy and quick to give this answer because someone can only get HIV if: HIV+ body fluid comes out of someone's body and goes directly/immediately inside someone else's body. You're missing almost all of this equation... HIV dies so quickly after leaving someone's body it doesn't matter if you drag it into your house and "spread it around" as you walk from room to room.. the HIV is dead before you even get home.

Hope this helps

Erik



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