Can HIV Survive in Water?


HIV or human immunodeficiency virus is the virus that causes AIDS. The HIV virus can survive for a short time in water. It is noted that HIV does not survive in water as long as other viruses can.
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HIV will only survive in water for a matter of minutes - even less in chlorinated water - but it will in any case be so diluted as to be harmless.
The human body is made up mostly of water. A human body can live without water for about 8 - 14 days. The body will not function properly after just a couple of days.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV is mainly spread by sexual contact, sharing needles and syringes with someone who has HIV, or by being exposed
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