Companionship outweighs disease risk from pets: good hygiene, common sense can help protect you.

@article{1996CompanionshipOD,
  title={Companionship outweighs disease risk from pets: good hygiene, common sense can help protect you.},
  author={},
  journal={AIDS alert},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          suppl 1-2
        }
}
  • Published in AIDS alert 1996
Veterinarians and health experts agree that pet companionship benefits outweigh the threat of disease risk to AIDS patients. Experts say AIDS cannot be caught from cats or mosquitoes, but some invisible worms in pets can cause human problems, such as rashes. Besides de-worming pets, other precautionary measures for pet owners include avoiding exotic, wild, or sickly pets; washing one's hands after touching pets; using gloves when cleaning up after animals or cleaning litter boxes; removing… CONTINUE READING

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