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Hiv Spread On Purpose By Infected People

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HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Can you get HIV if the person preparing your food got blood on your sandwich and you ate it right away??? This is of great concern to me. Please help me PLEASE! I donate money often
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV is not easily tranmitted through the GI tract...that is eating food. Even the rates with oral sex have been too low to quantify Read more »

FOLLOW UP HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Thank you for responding to my question "HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person" yesterday. I... Read more »

would hiv spread through shaking

I work in a hospital, when a hiv patient was going to fall, I helped her, she grab my hands at that... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On January Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Convicting HIV-Positive People Contributes to Spread of Virus, Opinion Piece Says

...viral load can be reduced, rendering them less infectious." She adds, "Therefore, criminalization of HIV actually leads to the spread of HIV" and deters people from talking about the virus. She concludes, "People should fear" HIV "rather than... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Dakota Gov. Rounds Signs Bill That Requires People Convicted of Intentionally Spreading HIV to Register as Sex Offenders

...Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds (R) recently signed a bill ( SB 65 ) into law that requires people convicted on intentionally spreading HIV to register as sex offenders after being released from prison, the AP/ Rapid City Journal reports. The law... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Finds That HIV Cases in Baltimore Increasing Among People Ages 20-29, Calls on City to Do More to Fight Spread of Virus

...activities on a quarterly basis, the Sun reports. Sharfstein said the health department also is planning new methods to fight the spread of the disease among people who engage in commercial sex work to support their drug habits (Bor, Baltimore ... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...relationships with women) who do not define themselves as gay but who are engaging in unprotected sex with men. Unfortunately, with the spread of HIV, there are now what is referred to as Bug Chasers and Gifters. Bug chasers are individuals who... Read more »

Man who spreads lies about HIV origins

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's one crazy man who's spreading lies about HIV, particularly in the black community: http://www.all-natural.com/horo-3.html I guess it's easier to believe in these theories Read more »

Why does HIV continue to spread?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I saw a report on my local TV station that said that HIV continues to spread in American cities. Why aren't young people heeding the message and using condoms? Is unprotected sex worth a life time of Read more »