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Why Cant Mosquitos Give You Hiv

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Transmission of HIV and Hepatitis through Blood from Mosquito.

Hi Dr. McGovern,Thanks for taking my questions. I tried to search in the forum for my scenario, but I can't find it. So, here goes my question.I knew that HIV and Hepatitis A, B and C cannot be spread through mosquito bite. However, this...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No I don't have any concerns about this at all.... Read more »

HIV Transmission (MOSQUITOS, 2011)

Recently I've been wondering about the transmission of HIV and Mosquito. Can HIV be... Read more »

transmission through mosquitoes?

Why CANT mosquitos transmit the HIV virus? Also why CAN they carry encephalitis but not HIV?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China's Youngsters Think Mosquitoes Spread AIDS

China's young people are grossly unaware of how HIV is spread, with many mistakenly believing that people can contract the disease from mosquito bites, according to a survey published Thursday. The study was conducted earlier this year by the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Yams and Mosquito Nets on Nigeria's "Sesame Street"

Since its US debut 40 years ago, the children's educational TV program "Sesame Street" has spread to more than 140 nations. Next month, a version of the show, renamed "Sesame Square," and customized to speak to location-specific issues, will debut... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

With Yams, Mosquito Nets: Nigeria Adapts "Sesame Street"

"Sesame Street," the legendary children's educational TV series, is making its debut in Nigeria. "Sesame Square" will air twice weekly on the country's national public broadcasting outlet, the Nigerian Television Authority. While "Sesame Square"... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

You Can't Always Get What You Want (And Sometimes You Can't Even Get What You Need)

Well, the President's budget for the coming fiscal year arrived on Capitol Hill at the beginning of February and except for an unexpected spasm of largesse for global AIDS efforts, the news looks bleak for domestic HIV programs, as well as Medicaid,... Read more »
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mosquito bites??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard mosquitoes can't transmit hiv, and I hope its true. Because I was definitely bitten by the same one as an hiv+ person. We were in a small room and there was only one mosquito in there and it bit both of us within about 1 minute. I am scared,... Read more »

help!! cant take it any longer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
made a stupid mistake of having having sex with an escort...
we had protected sex, but un protected oral, i recieved it from her..(did not give oral to her) and some kissing...

so anyway, a day after i started to panic, my lips became quiet sore, and... Read more »

Can't buy the Hiv lie anymore

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I am a very popular pop star in America and I have recentely decided to stop believing that being hiv postive means anything at all. I have stopped taking the drugs, using condoms, and associating with people who belive that hiv causes AIDS. I feel... Read more »

I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres why, I had a chunk of skin missing from the side of my finger and after... Read more »