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virus in water
Apr 13, 2013

a friend of mine recently bathed herself in a bucket of water, to her surprise there seemed to be some sort of blood particle in the water, she however continued bathing in the water, after just throwing out the particle. is there need for concern.

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi This is not a way for HIV transmission to occur. If it were HIV, once it leaves the body it begins to die and is unable to infect. Water will dilute the blood therefore allowing HIV to die faster. So if in fact it were HIV, there is no concern for transmission.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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