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How Is Hiv Spread From Person To Person

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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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...Dallas Morning News opinion piece. According to Hofmann, the Canadian court that convicted Aziga took "the criminalization of people with HIV to a new level of severity," convicting him of two counts of first-degree murder and 10 counts of... Read more »
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. 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

... South 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. ... 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

... The number of HIV cases recorded in Baltimore among people ages 20-29 increased by 10% annually between 2000 and 2006, and blacks account for 90% of new cases in the city, according to 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 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 being on toxic drugs? Read more »

HIV+ stories at http://aidsvideos.org/#stories

Posted by AIDSvideos
...in all the world's languages available online for free. The site includes personal stories and testimonials from some HIV+ people, Charlie Johnson and Cory Norlund. Both of them are healthy today and have done wonderful things for HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...and abstinence as top priorities. Fidelity and abstinence are known to be of little effect in reducing HIV infection! Many people have been infected with HIV while believing that they were in a monogamous (faithful) relationship. However, their... Read more »