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Highest Hiv Population In Usa

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...2007. About 80% of women are infected through sex with an HIV-infected man (often an injection drug user), and many through injection drug use (see Fact Sheet 154 on drug use and HIV). In the U.S., AIDS rates among women are highest in the Southeast and the Northeast. In 2005, about 64% of infected women in the U.S. are Black, although only 13% of the U.S. population is Black. Please see Fact Sheet 611 for more information on pregnancy...
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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
...early 1950s, this infection began (and continues to be) among the heterosexual population. However, when HIV first came to the United States in the late 1970s, the epidemic started primarily among Gay/Bisexual men and Injecting Drug Users... Read more »

Can a HIV- partner decrease chances with antivirals?

I am an HIV- partner in a discordant couple (mixed HIV status) relationship. We just recently found out that he was positive. We always practice safe sex, but I was wondering if I can decrease my chances of contracting HIV by taking anti-viral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...urgently needed. Worldwide, nearly 11,000 people continue to become infected every day (over four million per year). In the United States alone, an estimated 40,000 people become infected each year. Although behavior change programs have... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?
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
...You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites. Read more »

HIV treatment

Sir,can antirectoviral drugs be taking to prevent HIV infection.John
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...urgently needed. Worldwide, nearly 11,000 people continue to become infected every day (over four million per year). In the United States alone, an estimated 40,000 people become infected each year. Although behavior change programs have... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention in the United States at a Critical Crossroads

... The Status of HIV Prevention in the United States HIV Prevention Works Too Many Americans Are Still at Risk for HIV What Will Determine the Future Course of the U.S. Read more »
The Body

Word on the Street: Advocates Urge Obama to Address HIV in the U.S.

...of condom use: How to use condoms. When to use condoms. Why it's important to use condoms. Stop being so afraid of condoms! You see more commercials about alcohol and cars, all kind of things, but there's hardly any advertisement on condoms. We... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV to others. A positive result does NOT mean: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...nationwide in order to control both epidemics. In the context of persistently high prevalence of STDs in many parts of the United States and with emerging evidence that the U.S. HIV epidemic increasingly is affecting populations with the highest... Read more »
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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...China (estimated 40 million) and India (estimated 47 million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa will be 19% lower. In the United States, there are 980,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and 45,000 newly infected. In Canada, 65,000 people are... Read more »

Obama Attacks Denialists

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...approach is aimed at promoting basic nutrition as a bulwark against becoming ill. South Africa has one of the world's highest HIV/AIDS caseloads with one out of nine people -- or five million South Africans -- infected. The government relented... Read more »

Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
...I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS response. With an endowment of roughly $27 billion, the Gates Foundation is the largest philanthropic organization in the United States and global health is one of its core priorities. Through the end of 2005, the Gates Foundation made $6... Read more »