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Where Did The Hiv Virus Come From

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hiv virus outside body

can hiv virus liv outside body for morethan three months.am asking this because a gust stayed in house for four days whom i suspected hiv positive. i suffer from hiv phobia therefore am scared to touch the bed he used even after three months have...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello Matthew.You cannot get HIV from touching a bed three months after someone slept in it.BY Read more »

Survival temp of HIV virus

What is the temperature range at which the HIV virus can survive? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Virus Infects Vietnamese Prostitutes

...Suspect's HIV-Status Privacy Upheld Wars, AIDS Crisis Devastate Continent Glaxo Clashes With Pretoria on Cheap AIDS Drugs HIV Virus Infects Vietnamese Prostitutes Fear of Disclosure and Popular Stigmas Contribute to Bad Outcomes ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria Orders Tests on Local Cure for HIV Virus

...Patients Report Use of Alternative Meds World Bank Warns of AIDS Increase in Cameroon Nigeria Orders Tests on Local Cure for HIV Virus Study: HAART Less Costly Than Treatment for AIDS Previous Updates Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Discovery of Antibodies That Kill More Than 90% of HIV Viruses Gives New Hope for Vaccine

... "An effective vaccine against the AIDS virus may have moved one step closer to reality, researchers said Thursday," the Los Angeles Times reports. "Federal researchers Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) System to Screen Whole Blood Donors for Infections With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

...whole blood and blood components intended for use in transfusion. This test system can simultaneously detect the presence of HIV and HCV in blood using a semi-automated system and is expected to further ensure the safety of whole blood and blood... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

New HIV virus - Is this the final answer?

Posted by TwinsDad, 2 Replies
... My question is: Why we Humans do not create a new virus strain that will merge with the original HIV virus and create a different mutation that will replicate until it reaches several mutations that are not bad for our organism or changes Read more »

Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
...the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I discard the pants? Thanks for your help. Read more »

Could HIV virus survive after normal laundry?

Posted by sushi77, 1 Reply
...the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I discard the pants? Thanks for your help. Read more »