A 49-year-old member asked:
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when was it discovered that you can't get aids by kissing?

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Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Does it matters: When ever it was discovered that all all all body fluids carry this virus.
Answered on Sep 8, 2013

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