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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...younger than 15 years -- were living with HIV/AIDS. Through 2000, cumulative HIV/AIDS-associated deaths worldwide numbered approximately 21.8 million -- 17.5 million adults and 4.3 million children younger than 15 years. In the United States, an estimated 800,000 to 900,000 people are living with HIV infection. As of December 31, 1999, 733,374 cases of AIDS and 430,441 AIDS-related deaths had been reported to the CDC. AIDS is the fifth...
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Travelling to the USA with HIV

Hi,I have been offered to go on a holiday to Florida in 6 months time and am unsure of the law regarding HIV. I have been on the US embassy site whish states i would require a visa as i have HIV. I have also read on this site that the ban has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in the USA...World AIDS Day

As World AIDS Day approaches, we are hearing much about the pandemic in Africa and other resource-poor areas of the world. What about the U.S.? Do we have this problem under control? No one seems to talk about AIDS here anymore. Can you give us the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I wish I could report we had HIV under control here, but in fact that is not the case. In fact many of the commitments the Bush Administration promised in 2001 Read more »

Bush/Reagan not the only ones with a subpar track record

Dear Dr. Bob,I have been reading your forum for a few years now, on and off. I find your approach peoples concerns about transmission very helpful and informative, and I thank you for that. I will agree that more has to be done by ALL to ensure that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from Dr. Frascino Hello, Why is Dubya at fault for hampering efforts to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS???? Well, let me give you some examples: 1. Programs to prevent the spread of HIV are unquestionably a crucial component of the long-term fight.... Read more »

What are the rates of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in the USA?

What states in the US are reported to have the highest rate of HIV infected people? What cities? Is HIV II really still very rare in the US or is it growing like HIV I did before people knew about it? Thank you for your help.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. In regard to the rates of HIV in the United States:Unfortunately, since HIV is presently not reportable in all states and cities, nobody can answer your question. All we can say Read more »
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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 »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...disease progression. Worldwide, TB is the leading cause of death in HIV-positive people. The U.S. government recommends that you should be screened regularly for TB if you are HIV positive by having a skin test or an x-ray (see "Diagnosing TB,"... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Survey About HIV/AIDS in U.S.

...personally very concerned about contracting HIV decreased from 30% in 1997 to 17% currently. In addition, it found that 53% of non-elderly adults say that they have been tested for HIV. Half of the U.S. public thinks that the federal government... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

Best place to live in USA with HIV?

Posted by TonyBakerOK, 4 Replies
...have lived in Tennessee, Texas, California and Currently Oklahoma. It seems like every state is different when it comes to HIV services and Ryan White stuff. I just moved HOME to Oklahoma and I am miserable, as the services here are BAD! ... Read more »

HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...that always scares them off... so I figure I should indulge my passions and do what I have always wanted to do... leave the United States. But now, I discover that there are no nations that I can find that will take an HIV+ person. I am gainfully... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »