Flu Vaccine + Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Marco,I see no reason to worry about a flu shot's effect on HIV screening. See below.The "best" way to make a donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation? Actually there is no best or worst. We love and appreciate each... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Thanks for your post. Yes, we are trying to get this more recent information out to a wider audience. The influenza vaccine changes from year to year to cover the most likely flu strain candidates for the coming flu season. We do have recent... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,No, it's not dangerous. Vaccinations may transiently cause a rise in viral replication, leading to a transient spike in viral load. However, the beneficial effects of appropriate vaccinations far outweigh any even theoretical risks... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThanks for posting that-I had not seen a report linking H1N1 vaccine to severe ITP in HIV+ persons. We have been routinely giving the injection form of the vaccine to our HIV+ patients and have not seen any such complications but will remain... Read more »
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Posted by LoveMe, 5 RepliesGood afternoon POZ..can i get your thoughts on flu shot? Read more »
Posted by soimnotalone, 1 ReplyIs the flu shot actually a form of the flu virus and if it is, should people with hiv/aids be getting this shot Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWill a vaccine benefit those already infected?? Or will they have to continue coctail therapy??
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."
The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.
"There's still a long... Read more »
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