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What Is the Most Outrageous Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?


David Salyer

David Salyer, Atlanta, Ga.; Diagnosed in 1994

I think the craziest thing I hear about HIV is that it's a chronic manageable disease just like diabetes. I'm fine with people saying it's a chronic manageable disease, but I get offended when they say it's just like diabetes. First of all, diabetes, is not infectious. Second, I don't know of anybody who ever got fired for having diabetes.

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