|HIV and Aviation
Dec 18, 2001
Would you kindly advise me if there is any data available on the effects on your health when working as a HIV positive Flight Attendant. I am researching the negative effects of radition, lack of oxygen, fatigue, bacterial exposure on HIV positive individuals who work at altitude. Thankyou for your time.
| Response from Dr. Aberg
This is not an area I am familiar with. I would have to do the same as you, which is to go to a medical library or online to search the medical literature for occupational hazards and HIV. I would imagine that there have been studies done regarding the health of flight attendants and pilots but I don't know if there have been any studies regarding individuals infected with HIV. Sounds like an interesting project. Good luck.
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