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You Can’t Get AIDS from…

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Some people think you can catch AIDS from a glass, you can’t, 1980s

Evidence that AIDS was spread by the exchange of “bodily fluids” provided much opportunity for misunderstanding. Even after researchers proved that saliva could not transmit AIDS, the fear of used drinking glasses, shared eating utensils, and kissing persisted well into the 1980s.

  • Publisher(s):
    California Medical Association
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Color photograph of a glass with brown liquid, with black text above and below,  with the exeption of “you can’t” which is red.