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Countries That Ban HIV Visitors

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Travel Ban May Be Lifted for Infected Visitors

CDC has received a high volume of public feedback on the proposal to remove HIV from the list of diseases that keep non-citizens from entering the United States. The public comment period runs through Aug. 17. "We're trying to end the stigma and... Read more »

U.S. to (Finally) Begin Removal of Ban on HIV-Positive Visitors

Could the U.S. finally be on the verge of eliminating its ban on HIV-positive visitors? The U.S. government has formally begun the process of removing HIV from an official list of communicable diseases that you're not allowed to have if you want... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newspapers Examine Efforts, Reaction to Easing Ban on HIV-Positive Visitors to U.S.

Some HIV/AIDS advocates are "being cautious with their optimism" regarding new immigration rules for HIV-positive visitors as well as HHS efforts to remove HIV from the list of diseases barring entry into the U.S., the San Francisco Chronicle ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »


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 »

HIV Ban For US Entry, etc.

Hello Dr. Bob,I do not mean to offend you at all. But I have read a couple of posts on here where someone is asking the question on that now Obama is president, HIV pos people can enter the US without any restrictions or being notified of their...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, I can see where you are coming from. You're coming from a position of fear (unwarranted, I must add) and misinformation. Public health officials have repeatedly stated the travel ban is not scientifically sound or medically indicated.... Read more »


Hi there, Id like to know if there has been any kind of improvement in order to let people using HAART to get into the country of freedom (USA I mean... :-( ) I need urgently to get there for job reasons but Ive been succesfully on the same combo...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Antonio,Unfortunately no, Bush had promised to lift the ban, but apparently hasn't gotten around to it yet. Don't hold your breath. There may well be no action on this until he is run out of office and firmly ensconced in the history... Read more »
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7 Month Visitor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I wonder how many people are out there looking at this site. Personnally I've been visiting this site for the past 7 months, it's been 9 months since my last possible exposure and I've had four HIV tests (all negative, thank God) the last one 7... Read more »

countries where HIV+ people can work

Posted by markkkkky, 3 Replies

I just want to know if there are other countries where HIV+ people can work and be able to grant a work permit? I know there are countries who don't have restrictions, but only for short visits and vacations.

If ever there is, is HIV testing a... Read more »

Unrightfully Banned From REALJOCK Gay Health Site

Posted by Stuart_Lanning, 1 Reply
Recently I registered on REALJOCK's Forum to interact mostly with others that were HIV positive as well as, spread the message about the dangers of HIV. As an activist and songwriter, I was diagnosed positive about eleven years ago. I am familiar... Read more »

ban the drug zerit...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was prescribed the drug Zerit by Bristol Myers Squibb by my physcian
back in June 1998 after being on the drug for 2 months I have developed
a severe side effect called peripheral neuropathy. I ended up in... Read more »