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Do All People With Aids Transmitt The Virus

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HIV Positive People and the West Nile Virus

Dear Doctor,I live in Atlanta and we have just had our first confirmation of the West Nile Virus. Our home is in a relatively wooded area with a small pond, which is a breeding ground for mosquitos.My question to you is, would an HIV-positive...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I know of no information that says that HIV+ people are at greater risk for West Nile Virus infection, whether ot not their viral load is well-suppressed. To avoid exposure, use Read more »

Can an HIV+ person have children without passing the virus to the kids

Dr. I would appreciate if you can provide some knowledge about HIV/AIDS. Can an HIV+ person have... Read more »

Does PCP only affect a person with HIV virus?

My husband has PCP. Does this mean that his is a carrier of the HIV virus or AIDS? Read more »
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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. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Convicting HIV-Positive People Contributes to Spread of Virus, Opinion Piece Says

...Dallas Morning News opinion piece. According to Hofmann, the Canadian court that convicted Aziga took "the criminalization of people with HIV to a new level of severity," convicting him of two counts of first-degree murder and 10 counts of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Releases Updated Estimates About HIV Prevalence in U.S.; Agency Says 1.1 Million People Living With Virus

...its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released updated estimates of HIV prevalence in the U.S., saying that 1.1 million people were living with the virus at the end of 2006, Bloomberg reports. According to the report, the increase in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Announces $49M in HIV/AIDS Grants Aimed at Preventing HIV-Positive People From Spreading Virus

...strategy awarded $49 million in grants to 142 community-based organizations' programs that focus on preventing HIV-positive people from spreading the virus rather than to programs targeting people who are at high risk of contracting HIV, the ... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

joel gallant believes in other viruses!!!

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
...variety of virues and other agents may be involved in ill-defined syndromes. HIV caught our attention because it was killing people. Read more »

Propolis kills HIV virus

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Contrary to the opinion of your 'expert' on this site, bee propolis has been shown to kill the HIV virus: "With a little alcohol, Gekker extracted a tincture from Dressens raw propolis, and began treating her cold. And thats Read more »

What is cmv virus

Posted by Anonymous
...if someone would be so kind to answer it i would really appreciate it, is cmv virus a virus like herpes or syphilis or only people with hiv develop this virus or disease thank and sorry for my ignorance.bj Read more »