|CDC Lesbian Statistics
Jan 28, 2009
"The CDC doesn't track lesbian HIV statistics accurately. For instance, if a lesbian is diagnosed as HIV-positive, but has ever had sex with a man, the case is counted as "heterosexual.""
Huh?! Why do they do that?
They don't count HIV poitive gay men as heterosexual if they've ever been with a woman do they?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Wouldn't it make more sense to ask the CDC rather than me? I can assure you I had nothing to do with these epidemiological studies. I can tell you that HIV transmission between lesbians is very low and primarily would involve a blood-to-blood exposure.
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