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HIV Contaminated Blood In Drink

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can hiv virus be transmitted through drinks/juice.(contaminated)?

i'm worried, a freind of mine, gave me a cup of juice when i visited, but i have been always suspicious of her actions(*maybe she puts her contaminated blood in the juice*).can hiv virus be transmitted through drinks/juice(i.e in my...
Shannon Southall

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HiHIV cannot be transmitted in this manner.HIV transmission occurs through a direct and prolonged exchange of body fluid, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. Casual contact, sharing utensils, drinking after... Read more »

Can HIV be passed through contaminated food?

I had to get tested for STDs a while back because I found out my boyfriend at the time had been... Read more »

HIV contamination question

so i have a question that might be a little strange but its been bothering me so bad. I went to eat... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 80% of People Worldwide Do Not Have Access to Safe Blood; Contaminated Blood Causes 5% of HIV Infections in Africa

About 80% of people worldwide do not have access to safe blood and contaminated blood causes about 5% of all new HIV infections in Africa, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday, which is the first World Blood Donor Day , Xinhua/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.K., Italian Citizens File Lawsuit Against Bayer Over Blood-Clotting Products Allegedly Made With HIV-Contaminated Blood

Several dozen British and Italian citizens on Friday filed a lawsuit in the District Court of Northern Illinois against the U.S. unit of Bayer and five other pharmaceutical companies, alleging that the companies knowingly sold blood-clotting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.K. Report Examines Contaminated Blood Products That Spread HIV in 1970s, 1980s

An independent report released on Monday examines the use of contaminated blood products in the United Kingdom's National Health Service during the 1970s and 1980s, which spread HIV, hepatitis and other bloodborne diseases, the New York Times ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Iraqis Allegedly Infected With HIV in 1980s Through Contaminated Blood Products File Civil Lawsuit

Three groups in Iraq -- including about 35 Iraqis who allegedly contracted HIV through contaminated blood products in the 1980s -- have filed a civil lawsuit against the country's Ministry of Health and two companies that sold blood products, the ... Read more »
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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »

Drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What would be the chances of contracting the HIV virus from drinking a bottle of wine in South Africa after the local waiter cut his hand on the corkscrew while opening the bottle? Would alcohol have killed the virus anyway? This may sound like a... Read more »

Drinking straws

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies

You know some drinking straws come unwrapped and the person at the restaurant or store touches it when he/she gives it to you, would that be risky if the person had saliva or some other fluid like blood in their hands? This is crazy, I know, I wish... Read more »