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Hiv And Visiting The Usa

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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 is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious... Read more »

youppiiiiiiii hiv testtt finallyyyyyy

dear dr. roberti am very thankfull for your help during this bad days of mine, well finally i got... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Lady Laura Bush to Visit Haiti to Highlight U.S. HIV/AIDS Programs

... First lady Laura Bush is scheduled to visit Haiti and Mexico from March 13-14 to highlight U.S. efforts to promote health care issues, including HIV/AIDS, in the region, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senior U.S. Treasury Official Visits Clinic for AIDS Victims in Rwanda to Assess Projects Funded by Grants

...U.S. Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs John Taylor visited a Rwandan HIV/AIDS clinic on Monday to see if projects funded by grants -- rather than loans -- are helping improve people's Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Democrats Send Letter to Homeland Security Secretary Chertoff Objecting to New Rules for HIV-Positive People Visiting U.S.

...on Monday sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff objecting to new regulations for HIV-positive people visiting the U.S., the AP/Google.com reports. The lawmakers, along with gay rights groups, say the proposed rules... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Rules for HIV-Positive People Visiting U.S. More Restrictive Than Old Regulations, Critics Say

... New regulations for HIV-positive people visiting the U.S. are more restrictive than the old rules , which prohibited issuance of visas to people living with HIV, critics Read more »
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Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...application for legal permanent residence will be denied, unless s/he qualifies for an HIV waiver. Foreign nationals who seek to visit the U.S. temporarily (as a tourist; student; or temporary worker) do not undergo a medical examination. Each... Read more »

Update after ID visit

Posted by Blixer, 3 Replies
...I had my first visit with my new ID doctor today. Actually, I had no information from the first place so this was a great visit. They actually checked Read more »

My Story

Posted by Raider, 4 Replies
...other two encounters though even tho both guys claim that they are as clean as a whistle. So I here you all asking why not visit a GP? u could have mono or just the flu? I did visit the GP and had blood tests for Mono and other common viruses.... Read more »

Looking to educate myself

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Not saying that it does not happen, but I am wondering, could anyone share personal insight..is it through injecting drugs, visiting prostitutes, or just non-prostitute women. I am trying to educate myself. Any feedback would certainly be... Read more »