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Its Confusing
Sep 24, 2012

Because other sites talk about the time the virus survives in air , water or objects after coming out of a persons body but your site says no matter what if its not direct or immediate then there is no way .which is which ?

Response from Mr. Glenn

Thanks for your question,

These things are all compatible. What I mean is that we're all saying the same thing. The reason that getting HIV has to be direct and immediate is because if it's not.. then that gives the HIV too much time outside the human body and too much exposure to the air/water/etc. (which will make it die very quickly! HIV cannot survive outside the human body for many many reasons. It doesn't die instantly (which may be where your confusion is coming in), but it DOES die very quickly. Especially in the small quantities.

Hope this helps!

Erik



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