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AIDS may not be the same death sentence it was in the 80’s and early 90’s, but it’s a life sentence to medication and a compromised immune system.  Today is World AIDS Day and we should all be aware that AIDS still exists, AIDS is still devastating, and AIDS is still pandemic. Increasing transparency, accountability, education, and research partnerships are critical to making AIDS history.  Celebrate today by getting tested, educated, and/or volunteering. Make an impact and…



Lysol Y’all

You’ve had it. You’ve shared it. It’s Virus Appreciation Day! You may be wondering why we should want to appreciate viruses. It’s not like we really enjoy having them. I’m putting this in the “awareness” type of appreciation. Appreciate that they are serious and should be taken seriously. Ebola ain’t nothing to mess with.

158107_s59833550.pngThere are different types of viruses, computer viruses, creepy exes, and the type that can make your body parts fall off. Viruses are interesting, so I did 70 minutes of research. I watched the video below (very interesting) and read the back of a Lysol can. Although some viruses, like Influenza can be pesky, they won’t knock your lights out. Others can knock out an entire species.

Lysol says they kill 99.9% of viruses, so I wanted to know which ones. Lysol kills Herpes and HIV y’all. Who knew? Not, Usher. Now, I’m sure they mean when it’s in dried up blood and urine on the toilet seat, not once it’s floating in your capillaries. Don’t go spraying your genitals or shoving Lysol cans in unsightly places. It doesn’t work that way.

Viruses have value. According to the video below, viruses, may even be part of the reason you are here today. I suggest celebrating today by learning a little about viruses for yourself. Maybe you have a favorite or maybe you have one and you should go to the doctors and get it checked out. It may be more than a bump. You might also want to think about prevention, break out the sanitizer when you catch snot in your hand and definitely wash them after you wipe your butt. I’m not suggesting a virus party, I don’t even want to imagine what that looks like, but it could be cute it we’re talking costumes. Anywho, Bunyavirus La Cross and…


Today’s References: The Viral Zone