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What Is HIV?

...more. Where Did HIV Come From? The origins of HIV are still a little murky. Experts currently think that, about 100 years ago in Africa, an ancestor of HIV evolved into a form that jumped from monkeys to humans. The history of the global HIV pandemic is more recent, however: The world only began to pay attention to HIV in the early 1980s, when gay men in New York City and San Francisco began to die of a mysterious illness. The term...
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Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch it, perhaps you can give your opinions on it. This research Virologist I believe is his expert field in the 1980-90's, suggested then that HIV exists...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."The truth will set you free."I will make a few comments about AIDS denialism in general for our readers who may not know the history of this misguided cult. In the early years of the epidemic, a few scientists postulated that HIV infection may... Read more »

non-existence of hiv? (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

Dear Doctor Robert Frascino,I am hiv positive since 2004 and am doing just fine. No coinfections, mild side effects (fatigue mostly), no oportunistic infections, cd 4 cell count of 714, viral load undetected since the i begun taking antiretrovirals....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."The truth will set you free."I will make a few comments about AIDS denialism in general for our readers who may not know the history of this misguided cult. In the early years of the epidemic, a few scientists postulated that HIV infection may... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Maggiore has pointed to their apparent good health as evidence of her belief that HIV is harmless. Anyone aware of the natural history of HIV knew this proved nothing since only a relatively small percentage of children born to HIV-positive... Read more »

Prove that HIV causes AIDS

There is a lot of talk on here about Duesberg and the Perth Group. You say that their so called 'dangerous' beliefs have been disputed time and time again yet this is not true. Many of the questions asked by some of these 'denialists' have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."The truth will set you free."I will make a few comments about AIDS denialism in general for our readers who may not know the history of this misguided cult. In the early years of the epidemic, a few scientists postulated that HIV infection may... Read more »
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South Africa Leadership Wakes Up to HIV/AIDS

...activist organization in South Africa, the Treatment Action Campaign, called the speech "one of the most important speeches in the history of AIDS in South Africa." In his speech, Zuma detailed how he would address HIV/AIDS in South Africa: ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Times Examines How U.S. Funding for Non-Profit Providing HIV/AIDS Drugs in Africa Was Cut Following Reports of Fraud By Subcontractors

...USAID was rejected in August following reports of possible fraud by subcontractors working for HAI. The article describes the history of the HAI and its dependence on the U.S. government for "all but 7 percent of its funding," which "grew... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Profiles Girls Soccer Team Traveling to South Africa to Learn About HIV/AIDS

...D.C. Blast -- a Washington, D.C.-based girls' soccer team that is traveling to Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to learn about HIV/AIDS and teach local girls about the sport. The team is collaborating with Grassroots Soccer , a U.S.-based... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Medical Workers' Release Brings Attention to HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Libya, New York Times Reports

...the medical workers means the "end of the an unsettling ordeal," Harriet Washington -- author of "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans From Colonial Times to the Present" -- writes in a Times ... Read more »
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Age of AIDS to air on PBS May 30 and 31

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/ PBS Frontline will air a documentary on HIV/AIDS from the first mysterious cases in the late 70's to the present pandemic. Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...individual should try to suppress the facts. That way lies disaster."(5) No truer statement has been uttered throughout the history of the AIDS epidemic. Unbeknownst to the South African coalition that issued it, however, the data clearly do... Read more »

I need some info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...like to have an interview at least one but the more the better. I'm hoping that I can influence just one person to learn about AIDS/HIV and relize what it is about. If you would like to see a copy of my paper so far i will be glad to send it to... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...or individual should try to suppress the facts. That way lies disaster." No truer statement has been uttered throughout the history of the AIDS epidemic. Unbeknownst to the South African coalition that issued it, however, the data clearly do NOT... Read more »