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Average Number Of Americans Infected With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

...of HIV/AIDS cases reported to CDC's HIV/AIDS Reporting System, when population size is taken into account, American Indians and Alaska Natives in 2005 ranked 3rd in rates of HIV/AIDS diagnosis, after blacks (including African Americans) and Hispanics. 1 American Indians and Alaska Natives make up 1.5% (4.1 million people) of the total US population. 2 The rate of AIDS diagnosis for this group has been higher than that for whites since...
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Super infection HIV+ couple

I am still trying to understand whether super infection is possible between spouses who are HIV+ and faithful to each other? We are a couple HIV+ my wife started taking medicines (Trimune 30) more than three years ago when her CD4 count dropped to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...both people must use latex condoms for prevention. I heard that if one HIV positive person could have one strain of the HIV/AIDS virus and the other HIV positive person could have a completely different strain of the HIV/AIDS virus. You could be... Read more »

Undetectable Viral Load Infection and Superinfection (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009) (SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

Thanks for your comments and information about the possibility that people with undetectable viral might be able to infect HIV negative people and contribute to HIV superinfection, but is there any research revealing the actual numbers of such...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Frascino Hi, Another two married dudes (who certainly never should have been married in the first place) who had longstanding HIV/AIDS infections and you didn't know it until this past August???? Hmmm . . . here we have additional evidence once... Read more »

Population Mix: HIV Infections Through Sex

Hi Rick. I read in the Wall street Journal (4/16 p. B11 re: Life Insurance Covg.) that an estimated 20,000 people per year in the U.S. are infected through sexual contact. How does that population break down between male vs female and, within each...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...inthe United States (number of new HIV cases per year). This is because only26 of the 50 states have HIV reporting (although AIDS is reportable in all 50states). We therefore do not have enough information to predict the number ofnew cases of... Read more »

Condom use by HIV Positive Couple (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO-INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

My partner and I have been monogomous since we started dating five years ago and we are both HIV positive. We believe that my partner was positive before we started dating, however, because we were young and foolish we didn't get tested. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Frascino Hi, Another two married dudes (who certainly never should have been married in the first place) who had longstanding HIV/AIDS infections and you didn't know it until this past August???? Hmmm . . . here we have additional evidence once... Read more »
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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Number of Americans Living With HIV Exceeds 1 Million, Illustrating Failure of Federal Government to Implement Prevention Plan

...as many as 1.18 million Americans may be living with HIV -- an increase from the previous estimate of 850,000 to 950,000 -- AIDS advocates blamed the increase on chronic under-funding for HIV/AIDS prevention and care efforts. "Frankly, we are not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Native American/Alaska Native Traditional Healing

...you follow on a daily basis, whether they are prescribed or not. For More Information Contact the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center, Denver, Colorado for more information. Their web site is www.nnaapc.org . Their telephone... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and... Read more »
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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS has... 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. Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population infected with HIV is heterosexual. The United Nations predicts Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...specialists, who are willing to treat people with HIV. The Ukrainian epidemic stands in stark contradiction to the stereotype that Americans hold about HIV in non-developed countries: that the epidemic is fueled by people of color -- mostly... Read more »