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Current Statistics Of People Infected With Hiv And Aids In Africa

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...infection, such as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), a condition extraordinarily rare in people without HIV infection. Most other AIDS-defining conditions are also "opportunistic infections" which rarely cause harm in healthy individuals. A diagnosis of AIDS also is given to HIV-infected individuals when their CD4+ T-cell count falls below 200 cells/cubic millimeter (mm 3 ) of blood. Healthy adults usually have CD4+ T-cell counts of...
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HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are.Well, what about a highly secret malicious plot to wipe out gays and drug users?!?!?! Well, the epidemic began in rural Africa. That's not exactly a hotbed of hedonistic gay pleasure domes or intravenous heroin hideaways! Why would the evil... 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
...cause AIDS, (2) the risks of antiretovirals outweigh their benefits and (3) there is not a large AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa.Here we present links to documents debunking these myths. We also present links to documents showing the dire... Read more »

How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals, and iv drug users accounted for almost 80 percent of all of the 561,00 cases across the u.s. 1981-1995? also can you give me a rough estimate on how...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...the true scope of the epidemic in the USA.It is important to remember that statistics such as this CANNOT be used to determine individual risk! Some people put themselves at higher risk of infection than others. Some people have more sexual (or... Read more »

HIV+ hetro couple need help

My fiance and I both found out we were HIV+ together about 3 weeks ago, we are both new to the virus according to our doc, we have tried to trace back and we believe the only incident was 18 months ago for the male to have caught the virus and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...here are a few realities that might help: 1. For poz-on-poz, neg-on-neg or any combination in between, unsafe sex places both individuals at risk for a wide array of STDs. STDs can behave differently in folks with HIV (or compromised immune... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of People Living With HIV/AIDS in Africa to Outpace Treatment Resources by 2020, IOM Report Finds

...unless intervening forces come into play," according to the blog. The report "recommends that both the United States and individual African nations develop ten-year strategic 'roadmaps' for combating AIDS, and that these prioritize... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Estimate Funds Needed to Reduce HIV Incidence in South Africa

... A report released Friday by the Centre for Economic Governance and AIDS in Africa and the Results for Development Institute forecasts how South Africa might reduce its HIV incidence, Reuters reports (Herskovitz, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS Organizations Call for Integration of TB Interventions Into Country's HIV/AIDS Programs

...HIV/AIDS programs, HIV/AIDS service organizations and other health advocates said at a recent forum hosted by the Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Information Dissemination Service in the country's capital of Harare, the Herald reports. The... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...risk and routine diagnosis. Early diagnosis is critical to the prevention of HIV and AIDS. We know that identifying HIV in an individual decreases the risk of him or her infecting somebody else because of behavior modification. 9 HIV... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...have a right to know if it is as cheap and effective as it appears to be. I say this from personal experience. I am the first African American male to receive the AIDS cure. On November 19, 2001, I took the one-time infusion and have never looked... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...medical care because they did it to themselves. Are they too "self-inflictors"? Ricky, sex is a powerful driving force and people do have lapses in judgment surrounding sexual situations for a whole host of reasons. Have you always, always,... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...resulted in a statement which said, in part, "The data are clear and must not be obscured by wishful thinking. No organization or individual should try to suppress the facts. That way lies disaster."(5) No truer statement has been uttered... Read more »

Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...is exacerbating the spread of AIDS. SI model: dS/dt = s-uS-BSI dI/dt=BSI-cI We need to be honest about this since several African nations now have 20% infected, and could face the extinction of their adult populations. I believe an... Read more »