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19 January 2018

You can't get HIV from bathing

HIV can't survive in water, so you can't get HIV from swimming pools or baths. 

19 January 2018

You can't get HIV from hugging

HIV can't survive outside the body so you won't get HIV from touching someone or hugging them. 

19 January 2018

You can't get HIV from insect bites

You can't get HIV from insects because when they bite you they don't inject the blood of the last person they bit.

19 January 2018

You can't get HIV from kissing

There is such a small amount of HIV in the saliva of someone with HIV that you can't get HIV from kissing.

19 January 2018

You can't get HIV from sneezes and coughs

HIV cannot survive in the air, so you can't get HIV from other people's coughs or sneezes. 

19 January 2018

You can't get HIV from sweat

There is no HIV in sweat, so you can't get HIV from touching somebody else's sweat. 

19 January 2018

You can't get HIV from toilet seats

HIV doesn’t survive on surfaces, so you can’t get HIV from toilet seats. 

19 January 2018

You can't get HIV from sharing food

HIV can’t be passed on through food or cooking utensils even if the person preparing your food is living with HIV.