Chad Zawitz, M.D.

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Latest by Chad Zawitz, M.D.

He Said, She Said -- and What the Law Says

A doctor who works with people with HIV who are incarcerated looks at two cases.

By Chad Zawitz, M.D. for Positively Aware

How HIV Does (and Does Not) Infect, and How it Replicates: A Quick Look at the Transmission and Lifecycle of the Virus

HIV can be spread from person to person, but only by a few means. The most common of these are: exchanging body fluids during sexual activity (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) and sharing used needles. Less commonly, HIV may be transmitted from moth...

By Chad Zawitz, M.D. for Positively Aware