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Did French Doctors Isolated The Aids Virus

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Libyan Experts Reject French Doctor's Testimony on Hospital AIDS Epidemic

On Sunday, Libyan experts rejected a French specialist's testimony that blamed poor hygiene for an AIDS outbreak in a Libyan hospital, Bulgarian radio reported. Five Bulgarian nurses and two doctors -- one Bulgarian and one Palestinian -- face the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On January 28,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prominent French Doctor Says Bulgarians Didn't Cause HIV Contagion in Libyan Hospital

Luc Montagnier, the scientist who first identified HIV, said Wednesday that five Bulgarian health care workers on trial in Libya did not infect hundreds of children with the virus. The Bulgarians -- five nurses and a doctor -- were arrested in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Virus isolation

Please can you outline the principles of viral isolation in the diagnosis and monitoring of HIV infection?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Virus isolation if you mean by culture is not used for diagnosis or monitoring HIV infection. Viral RNA is isolated for viral load tests.... Read more »

it doesnt matter how- ur right Dr. Bob- sometimes its okay to use french

Dr. Bob, Your absolutely right- Hiv-Aids regardless of how you got it affects us all. Who cares - how one was infected- This disease kills- plain and simple whether you got it by sex, drug use, transfusion, or breast milk- it doesnt matter. And we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Brian,Thanks for your support! By the way, the correct French is "allez vous faire foutre"!Be well Brian.Dr. Boblie? (DR BOB'S OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE)Jul 26, 2008 ... Been with Steve for 14 years which is (1994) and I assume i read... Read more »

cruel isolation due to AIDS

I need to know a little about cruel isolation caused by the HIV virus. Also, I need to know about the suffering alone and silence....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am sorry, but unless you can make your question specific, it is way too vague for me to respond to.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Dear Doctor, Does this mean that I won't have the HIV virus, and I can't transmit HIV virus even if I had.

Dear Doctor, Here is an update from Herpes Treatment Can Control Herpes and HIV Viral Load, Study Finds Treatment with the herpes drug Valtrex (valacyclovir) not only reduces the viral load of herpes...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
You are right to say that some people who are severely immunosuppressed (as you may be) can have a false negative HIV antibody test. In that setting, the best test to determine infection becomes a PCR test, or some other antigen detection assay.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have been diagnosed HIV for about six years. I've stayed away from getting involved in any kind of socializing except church and a few close straight friends. I really am at the point where I would like to maybe meet some other men. I wonder... Read more »

a little isolated overseas

Posted by livingpos, 2 Replies
Hi I have been reading this site and checking the posts for about a year. It has been the only connection I have to other HIV positive people. Thank you all. I am working an overseas contract and living in a country where it is illegal for aliens... Read more »

French vaccine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I read an article of Reuters about a French vaccine against hiv that will be tested on humans in France and Brazil.
More info in the next link (Spanish language):

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