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Cause Of Aids Hiv Epidemic In Africa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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AN ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS OF THE AIDS EPIDEMIC IN THE U.S.

what are your thoughts and opinions on this article?http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/hiv/pptalk.htm ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The Web site you reference is an "AIDS Denialist" Web site. I have discussed this dwindling idiotic fringe group many times before in this forum. (Check the archives.) The article you reference is from 1994, ancient history in the... Read more »

Is the AIDS epidemic declining?

Mr Sowadsky:Could you please comment on the latest numbers from the recent issue (June 9) of the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, the CDC's publication that tracks the epidemic. Given the continued drop in new cases, when could we conclude that...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Many people (including many members of the media) have misinterpreted many of the statistics found in the June 1998 edition of the HIVAIDS Surveillance Report. Let me clear up some of the confusion. As you will see,... Read more »

World AIDs epidemic, condoms, Catholic Church

Is it the present position of the Catholic Church to prohibit or discourage the use of condoms in regions of the world such as Africa, Brazil, and the Philippines which are experiencing a very significant increase of HIV infection and AIDS related...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Friend,Thank you for your very thought provoking inquiry. Personally, I have always believed and taught that the Church has an important role in both care for infected and affected individuals as well as a vital role in presenting facts and... Read more »

Africa: HIV or AIDS

I know this might not be the correct forum for this question, but after reading many Q&A's on this site, I find you to be the best informed on the widest variety of HIV/AIDS topics.When we hear about Africa having a whopping 10 of their...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
We can not look at the global HIV pandemic through the lenses of the West's experience with this virus.Africa is indeed burning. This is no mistake and to believe so is to risk being considered a denialist. Testing of blood with from blood... Read more »
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Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Where Are the Data?
If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately.

Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001

A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »

lonely in southern africa trying to live with HIV

Posted by africanbeauty, 4 Replies
hi
i hope that i can find someone i can chat with here. this is my 3rd year poz - it caused the breakup of my marriage. anyhow, i am a 38 year old african beauty living in africa -and i am lonely - would like to meet other african poz professionals... Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »