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Monday, February 20, 2017
HIV and AIDS
Can I Get AIDS From Talking To Someone On The Phone?
If someone I know has HIV and I talked to them on the phone, can I get AIDS?
No. HIV is transmitted by contact with infected blood or body secretions, not by talking with someone.
Kenneth Skahan, MD
Assistant Professor in Infectious Diseases
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati