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Can You Catch Hiv From A Chef's Cooked Food

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chef/cook job

Can HIV+ works as a Chef/cook? Is know that we have a lot of cuts...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
You need to first check with the statutes in your state. There is a remote possibility there may be some restrictions there, but I doubt it.While this was an issue in the early years, it is well settled that HIV is not an easy infection to get... Read more »

Can you get AIDs or HIV from cooked food?

I ordered breakfast from my university grill and while the chef was cutting bacon for my meal he... Read more »

Can you catch Hiv from Blood on food?

Please do not make fun of me I am not kidding with this qoestion. I am very afraid of germs, I go... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Get Tested for HIV/AIDS and Catch a Free Sammie Concert

Detroit-area teens and young people are being urged to take advantage of free HIV testing combined with special programs and events through the end of June. City Council member Alberta Tinsley-Talabi is working with the National Mayors'... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

How much do you think it would cost the health department of a major American city to reduce the amount of gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis and possibly even HIV by 20%? More importantly, if you had to devise the simplest and most cost-effective way... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan Food Bank Battles HIV

The Food Bank of Oakland County is attacking hunger along a new front: among people with HIV. The food bank oversees Michigan's only series of classes that give people with HIV/AIDS nutritional training as well as hands-on cooking experience.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

With Malnutrition in Africa Decreasing Effectiveness of Antiretrovirals, Program Provides Food Access to HIV-Positive People

Some health workers in Africa are finding that hunger and malnutrition among HIV-positive people are decreasing the effectiveness of antiretroviral drugs, the Wall Street Journal reports. Throughout the developed world, it is standard practice to... Read more »
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food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

Cooking question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If someone gets a little cut while cooking and he actually touches the food, or if blood gets into the food, or if he touches the food with the wounded finger, could I get infected after eating it? Thanks. Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »