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History Of Hiv Aids In The World

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History of Aids

Can you provde me the inforamtion of history, like when the virus of HIV/Aids spread first time in our world and who many people effected.one more question is that HIV stand for?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The best history of HIV that I know is the book by Randy Shilts, And the Band Played On. Human immunodeficiency virus. Read more »

history of cd4 and cd8 lymphopenia but hiv 1 and hiv 2 and western blot has been ruled out

my cd4 count is at 478/ul lymph is at 36.8% my cd8 count is at 113/ul lymph 8.7% but have never... Read more »

IND. Doctor reported medical history HIV over back pain to employer

After years of being very careful who knew, my roommate just received a copy of a letter where the... Read more »
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The History of Pride From a 29-Year Survivor of HIV and AIDS

...called Kaposi's sarcoma. This was around the time I first heard the term "GRID" -- gay-related immunodeficiency disease (what HIV was called until 1983). Then in October, my boyfriend became very ill. After I rushed him to the hospital, they... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hemophiliacs, History of Virus in U.S. Blood Supply

... USA Today on Wednesday examined HIV/AIDS among hemophiliacs and the history of the virus in the U.S. blood supply. Hemophilia, a condition in which a person's blood does not clot normally, mostly occurs Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Leads Call to Action on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day During Women's History Month

...events during the month of March (Women's History Month), in response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is increasingly affecting women. Included in the events is the third installation of the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

A Brief History of HIV

...will be a reminder. For the younger crowd and those for whom dealing with HIV is a relatively new experience, I hope this brief history of HIV will be informative and provide a different perspective for you. It is likely that we will never know... Read more »
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history of aids in media

Posted by Anonymous
...student studying Public Health at the Univ of CT in Farmington, CT. My instructor has given me an assignment of writing about the history of iads reporting in jounalism. someone working in the media can help me. questions i have, when was the... Read more »

Testing History.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...November 11, 2004 Abbott Oraquik (two weeks after very high risk exposure), negative. 1st week Feb, 2005 Abbott Determine HIV 1/2, negative. 1st week June, 2005 , same test, negative. 1st week October, 2005, same test, negative. 1st week January... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got hiv.am not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...I am trying desperately to find some closure to an ongoing concern I?ve had about possibly acquiring HIV. I would appreciate your advice. In early March 2006, I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a woman whom I met in a bar. Read more »