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HIV-positive People Traveling And Immigrating To Europe

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HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious than others? If a person has got HIV, than they've got HIV and that's it! Anything can be infectious! The virus in the blood is still the same as in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the New York Times that discusses the repeal of the travel ban.Dr. BobObama Lifts a Ban on Entry Into U.S. by H.I.V.-Positive People October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on... Read more »

visa travel and hiv

Dr Bob, please tell me how countries can be so cruel to people who have hiv and are on meds with... Read more »

HIV travel

Aloha, I'm not sure which forum might be appropriate for this question, but: I will be traveling... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Cleared for Takeoff: What Ending the HIV Travel Ban Means for Black Americans

... In October 2009 the Obama administration announced its decision to end the ban prohibiting HIV-positive people from traveling and immigrating to the United States. The highly celebrated change took effect January 4. We asked Frank J. Oldham... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

The HIV Entry Ban: What's Next?

...mobile populations. Bob Huff: Roughly 60 countries in the world, the United States among them, have restrictions on whether people with HIV infection can legally cross the border as a tourist or worker or immigrant. The U.S. restrictions have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

E.U. Members Express Concerns About U.S. Travel Regulations Related to Health, HIV/AIDS

...country, the AP/ International Herald Tribune reports. The U.S. last week announced plans to introduce a Web-based, pretravel authorization system for foreigners wanting to enter the country. U.S. officials said the program would apply to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Transmission in Europe Occurs Primarily in Vacation Destinations, Study Finds

...likely to contract HIV in Greece, Portugal, Serbia and Spain, which are popular vacation destinations. Meanwhile, HIV-positive people in Austria, Belgium, Denmark and Luxembourg are more likely to have contracted the virus outside of these... Read more »
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Travelling with HIV

Posted by logopolis, 4 Replies
...this question but here goes. My partner and i are going on a cruise in August, both HIV+, and when looking to get the normal travel insurance began to think the 'standard' policy will be no good. My partner was diagnosed in Feb after becoming... Read more »

HIV Travel Restrictions

Posted by ScotCharles, 5 Replies
...See: http://www.aegis.com/topics/travel.html Read more »

Looking for experiences from HIV + travel to EU

Posted by deutschman, 2 Replies
...my 84 year-old mother (who is very active) back to Germany and hopefully to her birthplace in Poland. I'm a newby to foreign travel as we only went once before to Germany, before I knew I was positive. I hopefully will never have to reveal this... Read more »

Travelling with HIV Meds

Posted by jon_yvr, 6 Replies
I am on 6 meds and I'm going the U.K., France, Germany, and Italy for a month. I'll be carrying alot of bottles. Has anyone had any experience taking medications through customs in these countries? Any suggestions for what I should do: try to... Read more »