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Nov 2, 1998

Have the incidents of HIV-2 increase in the USA in the last two years. I have noticed that an old CDC report indicated that there where about 100 people with the type of HIV in the USA. There seems to be an alot of questions about this?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

There have been a few more cases reported. Because of the limited geographic localization of this infection in Western African countries, there has not been the spread into the US as there has been with HIV-1. MH

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