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Can acquired immunodeficiency syndrome from swimming at the same time as other aids patients in the pool?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: No

Hiv is not transmitted casually, and the virus, even if somehow entered the water, which is highly unlikely, would be rapidly killed, and even if not, would need some portal of entry into the other person - either directly to their blood or an open lesion.
All virtually impossible.

In brief: No

Hiv is not transmitted casually, and the virus, even if somehow entered the water, which is highly unlikely, would be rapidly killed, and even if not, would need some portal of entry into the other person - either directly to their blood or an open lesion.
All virtually impossible.
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