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10 Curious Questions Asked About HIV Transmission in 2013

December 1, 2013

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Can HIV Be Transmitted From a Monkey to a Dog to a Human?

Can HIV Be Transmitted From a Monkey to a Dog to a Human?

Four years ago, my family moved to Lagos, Nigeria. Some monkeys around our compound got into a fight with my two dogs, who both received deep bites and scratches. Now one of my dogs has bitten my housekeeper. Could the monkeys have transmitted HIV (animal form or otherwise) to the dogs who then transmitted it to my housekeeper?




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