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American Ban On Hiv Infected People

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

Fast Facts African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV. The rate of new HIV infection in African Americans is 8 times that of whites based on population size. Gay and bisexual men account for most new infections among African Americans; young gay and bisexual men aged 13 to 24 are the most affected of this group. Blacks/African Americans* have the most severe burden of HIV of all racial/ethnic groups...
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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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are incredibly misinformed abut HIV/AIDS on multiple levels. Fact: Not all bodily fluids are infectious for HIV. Sweat, tears, nasal mucous, urine, vomitus and feces that do not contain visible blood are not considered infectious for HIV!... Read more »

HIV TRAVEL BAN

Hey Dr. Bob,What's up with the HIV travel ban? Didn't Obama promise to get that cancelled???Flying Monkey ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Obama promised and Obama delivered! The 22-year ban on travel to the U.S. by HIVers was abolished by Obama yesterday (10/30/09) and will go into effect after a routine 60-day waiting period. The unscientific discriminatory travel ban was the... Read more »

travel ban policy

Hi Dr. Bob, I hope you're healthy, wealthy and wise. I've been noticing a lot of posts about the HIV screening/travel ban in the States, but this will only affect people who are aware of their status, yes? And these people are likely to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The travel ban makes no sense scientifically or morally. Obviously Dubya, being science-phobic and morally bankrupt, thinks the policy is just fine and dandy.Is it January 2009 yet?Dr. BobCan this happen in 2008? (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS) (TRAVEL... Read more »

Entry forbidden (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS) (TRAVEL BAN)

Dear Doctor RobertI'm a 32 year old Brazilian hiv positiv male living in London. After 5 years in the UK I must say that I really admire their aproach to us positive people. We're treated by their government like anybody else if no better....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Helib,I can assure you mainstream HIV activism in the U.S. has been far from quiet about the completely idiotic ban on HIV-positive visitors to the U.S. In fact, since the ban was put in place, we have refused to host international World AIDS... Read more »
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AMERICAN PEOPLE AND THE ICEBERGS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
American people dont have feelings!
Just see their problems, dont think about Africa and Latino America.
They deserve Bush as president.
Theyre cold as ice.
They dont have culture.
Theyre stupid.
They deserve a virus of real and good life, not this... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV... Read more »

Native American co-infected

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
BEEN CO-INFECTED FOR NEARLY 3 YEARS (HIV AND HEP C). I'M FROM THE SAN CARLOS APACHE TRIBE AND RECENTLY WENT PUBLIC VIA THE MEDIA A FEW MONTHS AGO. JUST GOING THROUGH THE DOWNSIDE OF THIS WITH ALL THE IGNORANCE OUT THERE. I GOT THAT GERONIMO... Read more »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

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 »