[Answer] HIV is inactivated in the laboratory after a few minutes of sitting at room temperature but the flu virus is still active after sitting for several hours. What are the practical consequences of these findings?A) HIV can be transmitted more easily from person to person than the flu virus.B) The flu virus can be transmitted more easily from person to person than HIV.C) This property of HIV makes it more likely to be a pandemic than the flu virus.D) Disinfecting surfaces is more important to reduce the spread of HIV than the flu.

Answer: B
HIV is inactivated in the laboratory after a few minutes of sitting at room temperature but the flu virus is still active after sitting for several hours. What are the practical consequences of these findings?A) HIV can be transmitted more easily from person to person …

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