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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDear Experts,
I have some trouble, I need your help.
Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question:
Could HIV transmis via contaminated food... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by wfppsnHarvard Medical School, Partners In Health and the World Food Programme cordially invite you to attend the IAS 2012 satellite Showing the Impact of Food Assistance and Nutrition Support in HIV Care.
Date: July 23, 2012
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Locati... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThis incident happened in a fast-food joint on 14 Jul 2000. It is my habit to rinse my mouth after every meal hence I went to toilet.
I squirted some "hand-wash" from its dispenser and proceeded to wash my hands then filled my mouth with tap-water... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIf an HIV + man cut his hand and get some blood onto food, does the person who eats the food(without being aware of the blood) run into risks? Is it still considered to be casual contact? Is the mucous membrane in mouth easily infected? Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiI'm glad to hear that you have decided to seek therapy and yes I concur with all of the information that you have seen and read that there is zero risk in what you have experienced.Getting therapy hopefully will be able to help you put this... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Here in L.A. we have a City Councilperson who proposes a law every year that would prohibit HIV-positive people from handling food. It goes down in flames every year, because it's not based on medical fact. Restaurants are governed by public... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Food handlers are subject to strict rules about blood on food and bandaging their own cuts. They are barred from serving bloody food. There are NO CASES of HIV infection from food in the entire history of the epidemic. This is one fear you can let... Read more »
High Prevalence of Food Insecurity Among HIV-Infected Individuals Receiving HAART in a Resource-Rich SettingThe researchers set out to assess the prevalence and correlates of food insecurity in a cohort of HIV-positive persons receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy in British Columbia. The adults receiving HAART had voluntarily enrolled in the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult PatientsBridgewater, NJ -- Tibotec Therapeutics announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a labeling update for Prezista (darunavir) tablets to include 96-week data from the ARTEMIS and TITAN studies. Both ARTEMIS and... Read more »
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