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Can Mosquitos Carry The Hiv Or Aids

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Is it true that a mosquito can carry HIV?

You said in one of your previous answers to the QTND that it is possible to contract HIV from a mosquito but the chance is the same as Britney Spears becoming a nun. As I just spotted her coming out of a church I thought this is now a bigger risk so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Howard,The chances of Britney Spears coming out of a church? I'd say the chances are zero, zilch, nada, null, nothing, bupkis! Are you sure it was Britney and not Sarah Palin?Dr. Bob... Read more »

transmittal thru mosquitos

I was wondering, if a mosquito can carry such diseases as malaria andencephalitis, is there a... Read more »

transmission through mosquitoes?

Why CANT mosquitos transmit the HIV virus? Also why CAN they carry encephalitis but not HIV?... Read more »
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For three years, AIDS advocate Deloris Dockery has been lobbying Newark-area churches to preach HIV prevention. Early detection, safe sex, and needle exchange are topics many pastors and bishops feel uncomfortable addressing from the pulpit, but... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

83 Percent of Girls in Nigerian Capital Carry Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS: Official

In a televised interview on Thursday, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin said the majority of girls who work in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, carry condoms to protect against HIV. Osotimehin, chairperson of the National Action Committee Against AIDS, did not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China's Youngsters Think Mosquitoes Spread AIDS

China's young people are grossly unaware of how HIV is spread, with many mistakenly believing that people can contract the disease from mosquito bites, according to a survey published Thursday. The study was conducted earlier this year by the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: Thousands of Civil Servants Carry AIDS Virus

Thailand's campaign to reduce new HIV infections among young people has been showcased during World AIDS Day events in the country this week. "Most new infections are detected among people aged between 19 and 29," said Dr. Somyot Kittimunkong,... Read more »
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mosquito bites??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard mosquitoes can't transmit hiv, and I hope its true. Because I was definitely bitten by the same one as an hiv+ person. We were in a small room and there was only one mosquito in there and it bit both of us within about 1 minute. I am scared,... Read more »

I got Carried away?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey friends,
I need some serious advice.
I was drunk last night and i went with a girl whom i knew since last year but then i was away for my studies to London and came back lack month and called this girl whom i met last year through soem of my... Read more »

Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

hey aids2hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As sick as you were when you went to the hospital...did and Hiv test come back positive for you?? Or did they diagnose it by other means? I am freaking out...see my post entitled the same! Read more »