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History Of The Aids Virus

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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 in men, and hemophiliacs need transfusions... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Codification of DoD HIV Ban Marks A Sad Day in AIDS History.

AIDS Action Network Alert AIDS Action Council asked President Clinton to veto the 1996 Department of Defense Authorization bill and with it the accompanying provision mandating the discharge of 1,049 otherwise healthy active duty service members who... Read more »
The Bilerico Project

Erasing Gay Men From AIDS History

Kenneth Cole Kenneth Cole's appearance on Chelsea Lately last week was meant to promote the documentary he produced about the history of the American Foundation for AIDS Research ( The Battle of amfAR ). Instead, the shoe designer insulted... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Dormant virus (NATURAL HISTORY)

Dr. Frascino, I am a HIV health educater and feel I pretty much have a handle on HIV and how it works. One thing that disturbs me is that I constantly hear about how a person can be HIV positive but it can lay dormant for a year before it can be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, you are not missing something. The natural history of untreated HIV infection is as follows: Viral transmission followed 2-3 weeks later by acute retroviral syndrome, which can last 2-3 weeks, followed by recovery and seroconversion over the... Read more »

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 »

Why does AIDS develop later now and in the past people progressed more quickly? (NATURAL HISTORY)

It says that AIDS comes out usually about 8-10 years, but in the 80s when people were infected they got it like in 2-5 years. Does it mean the virus weakened over time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, your impressions are incorrect. The natural history of HIV/AIDS has not changed. Rather, what's changed is our ability to recognize and detect HIV infection and also our ability to treat the illness. Years ago, HIVers presented much... Read more »

AIDS VIRUS CREATED TO DIMINISH BLACK POPULATION

much about the history of the virus, but this claim sounds to me to be fraudulant and in no way possible. Doesn't the history of the AIDS virus date back to centuries ago? Or perhaps, is this claim (which seems to me to be incredibly bizarre)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I suppose if you look hard enough, you can find an article on the Web that says just about anything. This particular conspiracy theory has been floating around for quite some time and has as much credibility as Fox News reporting on WMD's... Read more »
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history of aids in media

Posted by Anonymous
I am a graduate 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,... Read more »

DUDE'S NEWS -VIRUS REPLICATION

Posted by DUDE
Subject: SECOND POST-Virus Replication & OTHER Things
Fellas fellas fellas,,,,
It's certainly time to move one. These HIV tests are very sensative. If you are infected with the HIV virus (or any virus for that matter)
the human body produces... Read more »

Sbjct: 2nd POST-Virus Replication & OTHER Things

Posted by DUDE
Fellas fellas fellas,,,,
It's certainly time to move one. These HIV tests are very sensative. If you are infected with the HIV virus (or any virus for that matter)
the human body produces anti-bodies. The body reacts. THink of it like this. If you... Read more »

Gallo's New Virus

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
c 2001 by satirist Marcel Girodian

FAMED AIDS SCIENTIST DISCOVERS NEW VIRUS

By Gina Kolada
The New York Times

Washington D.C. (December 17)--Dr. Robert Gallo, discoverer of the AIDS virus, stunned the scientific community today with the discovery of a... Read more »