HIV is transmitted only through the following ways : (THERE ARE NO OTHER MODES )a)Unprotected sex with infected individual b)Transfusion of infected blood or blood products c)Sharing contaminated needles or syringes. d)From infected mother to child HIV is not transmitted by:
- Casual physical contact like shaking hands or hugging.
- Mosquito or insect bites.
- Coughing or sneezing.
- Sharing toilets or washing facilities.
- Sharing equipments
So by this WORLD AIDS DAY (1st December 2011) pledge yourself to HUG a HIV+ve/ AIDS individual
AND TELL THE WORLD THAT YOU DID NOT GET AIDS.
IN RETURN BB WILL FEATURE YOU IN the “BB List of Pathbreaking Individuals 2011” in the Special New Year BlogShare your Pledge in the Comments Section and I will get back to you.
P.S. I hav personally hugged quite a few HIV+ve individuals and not got infected in a span of few months when I had the privilege of serving Calcutta Rescue (www.calcuttarescue.org). (It is then only NGO which had supplied Anti-retroviral Drugs free of costs even before the Government of India started it.)
See their work in the following video and consider supporting them by way of contributions or volunteering.
This is the first installment of a Blog series titled Making
DiseaseHistory!!Disclaimer : Reading this blog does not lead to establishment of any doctor-patient relationship.