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Carriers Of Hiv Aids

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"HIV Carrier"

Im Directing a play about HIV, however it was written in the late 80's. The characters talk about being HIV carriers, but not having the disease themself. How is this possible? Did we use to think people could simply carry the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, there were many misconceptions about HIV/AIDS in the early days of the epidemic. For a perspective of that time, try reading Randy Shilts's book, "And the Band Played On" Read more »

question about "occult HIV infection"&"inactive hiv carrier"

helloo Dr: I've read some Dr's replies on this forum,and all they said is"either you have... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jamaica: Most HIV/AIDS Carriers Don't Know They Are Infected

...increased voluntary HIV testing, the Ministry of Health (MOH) says two-thirds of the estimated 27,000 Jamaicans living with HIV/AIDS are unaware they are infected. A recent testing event sponsored by MOH and Scotiabank was held in recognition... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Half of Chinese Refuse to Work With HIV/AIDS Carriers: Report

... A recent survey found that most Chinese would refuse to work alongside a person with HIV/AIDS. "A large number of Chinese are willing to discriminate in the workplace for health reasons," said Cai Dingjian, director of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Despite Progress, World Still Failing HIV Carriers, Says AIDS Chief

... Preventable worldwide HIV/AIDS deaths in the millions are the result of a "shameful failure" of the global community to do all it could to combat the disease, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poll: Israelis Still Avoid Social Contact With HIV Carriers

...The Israeli public still stigmatizes people with HIV/AIDS, with 48 percent of respondents in a new Israel AIDS Task Force poll saying they would not go to a dentist who also treats such Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

pcp (aids) And still regain health?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does this happen? Anyone been diagnosed with aids and then start meds, perhaps clean up lifestyle and then start feeling better? Gaining weight, feeling 'normal' and going on Read more »

Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS. In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for any input on... Read more »

I got Carried away?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and soon i realised an dpulled it out. Now i m scared that why will she do it without protection or she may be a carrier of HIV and wanted to spread it to me. What are my chances of contracting HIV, assuming she is carrier of the disease, with... Read more »