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Hiv And Smallpox Vaccine

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Smallpox Vaccine in HIV'ers

I just signed up to take part in a Smallpox Vaccine (Imvamune) study. I have an undetectable VL and CD4 count of 360. I have been poz for 15 years.Is this new format for Smallpox Vaccine relatively safe for HIV'ers?Thanks to The Body for your...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.The preliminary data on this product demonstrated sufficient safety to procede with this next phase. However, it's still a research study- meaning that there are unknowns about safety and effectiveness-- the very purpose of the... Read more »

Smallpox Vaccine & HIV Repression

I have read a small piece on a limited study conducted by researchers at George Mason University.... Read more »

Smallpox Vaccine and HIV

I read on a gay related web site that hiv positive individuals should not live with people who get... Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

...case of smallpox or determined to have been exposed to a biological weapon disseminating the smallpox virus is advised to get smallpox vaccine regardless of medical condition. In the absence of contact or other type of exposure, smallpox... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Suggests Smallpox Vaccine May Protect Against HIV

...that the emergence of HIV beginning in the 1950s could have an association with the gradual eradication of smallpox. If the smallpox vaccine conferred partial protection against HIV infection, it could have kept HIV under control during the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smallpox Vaccine Safe in HIV-Infected Patients

...48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy in Washington indicates that the third-generation smallpox vaccine IMVAMUNE is safe and effective for HIV-infected patients. In the study, the vaccine was administered... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Washington State Governor's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (GACHA) Press Release on the Smallpox Vaccine

...Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (GACHA) says HIV-infected persons, as well as others with immune system problems should not get the smallpox vaccine, and should be cautious of those who do. As public health officials in the state prepare to begin... Read more »
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Smallpox vaccine question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hiv people can't have vaccine or be around anyone who has had it for awhile. So, what to do when working and living around other Read more »

navy testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does the navy test annually for HIv Read more »

TENGO SINTOMA, tengo miedo de que sea HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...con mucho miedo pero, estoy tomando calmantes, es dificil explicarse todos estos sintomas, espero que DIOS me ayude y no tenga HIV para cumplir con todos los proyectos de mi vida, Casarme con mi novia (ya tenemos fecha el 8 de septiembre) tener... Read more »

When is it right to tell someone your dating

Posted by PondersLife, 6 Replies
Hi Guys!! I would like to find out everyone's opinion on when is a good time to tell someone who your dating and/or interested in..I have been single now for 7 years, since I found out I'm +, recently I've started going back out to the clubs and... Read more »