The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

HIV 2 In The United States

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Progress Along the Continuum of HIV Care Among Blacks With Diagnosed HIV -- United States, 2010

The goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy are to reduce new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, increase access to care and improve health outcomes for persons living with HIV, and reduce HIV-related health disparities. 1 Recently, by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV in the United States: An Overview

Creating an overview of the HIV epidemic in the United States requires combining different indicators of the epidemic, such as prevalence, incidence, transmission rates, and deaths. Therefore, this document uses multiple sources to provide a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV in the United States

Fast Facts 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection and 1 in 5 are unaware of their infection. MSM, particularly young, black MSM, are most severely affected by HIV. By race, African Americans face the most severe... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV 2 in United States-

I need some help-please I have had to go to a crisis center for contemplating suicide due to my stress. Approximately 4 years ago my girlfriend and I separated for a year. Within that year I had 3 other female partners. One was Dominican American...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
1) It is not clear why some people have false positives on the ELISA. Certain characteristics in a person's blood sample could yield a false positive result even though the person may not be HIV infected.2) HIV-1 antibody tests can detect HIV-2... Read more »

HIV and STD statistics in the United States

Can you please tell me how fast HIV is spreading in the US? Is it something that we should be very woried about? If there were 50 people in a room howmany could possible be HIV possitive if you have any %? Also, what other STDs are being spread...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your questions. In regard to the spread of HIV in the USA:Since we do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we do not have very good data regarding the recent spread of HIV in the United States. But based on limited data from the states... Read more »

Hiv-2 testing in the United States

Hi Doctor, Screening of the blood supply for Hiv-2 became mandatory in 1992. Why then is it not offered by local health departments in conjunction with Hiv-1 testing? I mean if a person gets tested with a negative result for Hiv-1, isn't...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. HIV-2 is primarily found in Western Africa. It is extremely rare in North America. For example, compared to the literally hundreds of thousands of HIV-1 cases reported in the United States, there have only been 77... Read more »

New Rules for HIV positive people travelling to the United States

Hey Dr. Bob,I heard the Bush Administration finally got around to changing the ban on HIV positive travelers wanting to come to the Unioted States. Is this too good to be true???Toby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dubya strikes again! Or should that be strikes out again?!?!The new rules for HIV-positive folks wishing to enter the U.S. are even worse than the old rules!People with HIV have been banned from entering the U.S. since 1987, but waivers are... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by bradford, 2 Replies

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

Which 3 states gives best HIV treatment to poor

Posted by Anonymous
My son want to leave massachusetts. They give grea6t care to HIV patients and medical coverage run by the state. Which other states in the the midatlantic or southeast also are known for the best care for the poor. He doesnt like to work alot. Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
Sat. July 9th 2005:New rules may ease HIV testing:by Carina Stanton, Seattle Times staff reporter:::More than 3,000 people in Washington state are infected with HIV but don't know it, state health officials estimate. They hope to reduce that number... Read more »

Manchester United w

Posted by hmdegkem
There are a few categories that can be thought of when figuring out America's quantity 1 pastime. Analyzing attendance, ticket costs, revenue from television, salaries, venues, will aid to present a case for which sport is quantity one particular in... Read more »