How Long Does It Take For The Hiv Virus To Show Up

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How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...death.When a person is embalmed after death, a combination of fixatives and disinfectants in embalming fluid, can inactivate the HIV virus, significantly reducing/eliminating, the risk of transmission. In summary, the length of time that viable... Read more »

Pain associated with long term treatment of HIV

Dr. Henry,I started having deep aches in all my joints 2 years ago. I have been treated for HIV... Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I... Read more »
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So Long to New York's HIV Care Networks

... As of December 31, 2010, the HIV Care Networks of New York State will no longer exist. The New York State Ryan White Part B HIV Care Networks' mission is to promote Read more »
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Life and Death and HIV on Long Island: Lycia Davis

...   Lycia Davis Lycia Davis was diagnosed with HIV in 1992. I grew up on Long Island and I spent most of my life there. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1992 I didn't feel Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Mozambique Threatens to Undermine Country's Long-Term Economic Growth, IMF Official Says

...the scenario more dramatic is that many of the more than 1.5 million Mozambicans infected do not know they are carrying the HIV virus, they only seek assistance in the last stages of their lives." The IMF and the Mozambican government in March... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibodies Present in Long-Term HIV Survivors Could Contribute to Vaccine Development, Study Says

... HIV-positive people who do not develop AIDS and do not require antiretroviral medication could provide insight for new strategies Read more »
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