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Causes Of Aids In Africa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: AIDS Causes Life Insurers to Take Stock

In South Africa, where around 5.5 million people among the population of 47 million have HIV/AIDS, life insurers are re-examining the products and services they offer HIV-positive clients. "Over the past decade, vast improvements have taken place... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS-Related Illnesses Leading Cause of Death in South Africa in 2000, Medical Research Council Report Says

AIDS-related illnesses were the leading cause of death in South Africa in 2000, accounting for about 30% of all deaths nationwide, according to a Medical Research Council of South Africa report released on Tuesday, South Africa's Star reports.... Read more »
UNAIDS

Global HIV Prevalence has Levelled off; AIDS Is Among the Leading Causes of Death Globally and Remains the Primary Cause of Death in Africa

Geneva -- New data show global HIV prevalence -- the percentage of people living with HIV -- has levelled off and that the number of new infections has fallen, in part as a result of the impact of HIV programmes. However, in 2007 33.2 million [30.6... Read more »
Ask the Experts

does hiv cause aids/cofactors

I came across a "denialist film" hiv fact or fraud with duesberg/thomas/shyh ching lo's theorys and dont beleive it all but have some questions.If hiv infection is spread evenly 50/50 why are 90% of aids cases male?How can hiv cause...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
It is as remarkable as it is tragic that with the actual isolation of the causitive organism, the mapping of its genome, the introduction of medications that are designed specifically to inhibit the action of this virus, the dramatic change in... Read more »

WHERE DID THE AGENT CAUSING AIDS COME FROM

I would like to have more information on the possible origins of AIDS andthe HIV viruses. I believe that if we can't trace the origins ofthe disease, it is possible for anyone to become infected and that theviruscan never be unexistant. WHERE...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi.Thank you for your question.The Origin of the AIDS Virus:From time to time, new diseases are discovered that infect people. Just inthe past 20 or so years, we have seen new diseases arise, like Hantavirus,Ebola Virus, Legionnaires Disease,... Read more »

HIV is not the cause of AIDS

Why do doctors keep prescribing toxic medications for HIV when HIV is not the cause of AIDS. The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc.???????? Hmm . . . it's amazing that 26 years into the AIDS pandemic such utter poppycock continues to be believed by anyone with even a modicum of common sense.... Read more »

HIV does not cause AIDS??

Dr. Frascino,I have read in depth articles published by Dr. Duesberg, a cell biologist and articles from Dr. Mohammed Ali Bayati; a toxocoligist; who both claim that HIV in itself is not the cause of AIDS. While, I realize this is a huge debate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, this is not a huge debate. No, this is not a controversial issue (if one accepts scientific fact rather than science-fiction myths). No, Duesberg (and his crackpot cronies) do not have "findings and conclusions" that are... 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 »

South Africa releases stats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
From:
http://www.statssa.gov.za/Publications/publicationsearch.asp?PN=fqtqz.t&PM=&PY=&PS=1

HIV/AIDS as an official cause of death in the year 2001 as available:

<1 year of age: 1.6% (1999)
1-4 years: 3.0% (down from 3.5% in 1999)
15-24... 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 »