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Hiv Deaths Per Year Globally

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Global HIV Prevalence has Levelled off; AIDS Is Among the Leading Causes of Death Globally and Remains the Primary Cause of Death in Africa

Geneva -- New data show global HIV prevalence -- the percentage of people living with HIV -- has levelled off and that the number of new infections has fallen, in part as a result of the impact of HIV programmes. However, in 2007 33.2 million [30.6... Read more »

Global AIDS Epidemic Shows No Sign of Abating; Highest Number of HIV Infections and Deaths Ever

London -- The global AIDS epidemic shows no signs of abating. Five million people became infected with HIV worldwide and 3 million died this year alone -- the highest ever. The findings are featured in "AIDS Epidemic Update: December 2003 " (PDF),... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 25% of TB Deaths Occur Among HIV-Positive People, WHO Global TB Control Report Says

About one-quarter of tuberculosis-related deaths involve an HIV-positive person, twice as high as previous estimates , according to the Global Tuberculosis Control Report 2009 , which the World Health Organization released Tuesday to coincide with... Read more »
Ask the Experts

bad death, horrible death, terrible death etc...

Hey Doctor Bob,I know this isn't really a question for this particular forum but how bad of a death is it to die from aids? I know I am not suppose to focus on it and I should be living every lovely moment to the fullest. However, I am always...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Sammy.Technically people don't die from AIDS per se. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), which, if untreated, slowly destroys the immune system. Once the immune system is... Read more »

Hiv Deaths on Rise Again

Dr. Pierone,Not to let you down, but i got a bit concerned when i saw on Cnn that "Hiv deaths are on a rise again." Is this true, are more people dying of AIDS related complications today then 5 years ago. What was made clear that...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
When one looks at the worldwide HIV pandemic, the death rates are relentlessly climbing with about 8000 people per day are dying of AIDS (and 15,000 getting infected daily). In the United States about 15,000 people die per year of AIDS. So our... Read more »

10 year deaths after AIDS

Is there any spike in deaths at 10 years? Some say there is. Is there statistics available?Please comment....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not aware of any generalized spike (increase)in HIV related disease/death that is occuring after 10 years of treatment. KH... Read more »


Hi,I was wondering how you deal with all of the death that you have seen. I lost my father a year ago and it drives me crazy. I am seeing councelor and am on anti-depressants but that doesn't change what is inevitable and if it is going to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Linda.A full discussion of how to cope with our mortality is beyond the scope and purpose of this forum and Web site, which is devoted to HIV information and awareness. Consequently I'll respond only briefly.As a physician, particularly... Read more »
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From Death to Life.... My one year mark.

Posted by rsmithson, 4 Replies
Today marks the one year anniversary of me finding out that I have AIDS. A year later my CD4s are at 233... and that's at the 9 month mark. I am feeling better, but know that I will get to where I need to be. Read more »

Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
Being HIV positive has its woes for sure. When I first found out I had HIV (early 90s), all I could think was poor me, I cannot deal with this, what can I do, what do I care to do? I got so depressed and confused. Things got worse and I wound up... Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press


November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

HIV not a death sentence!

Posted by paman1964, 1 Reply
They have new meds today that can prolong life for years! Bombivir and Sustiva are a few to name!
@ friends of mine have lived for 20 yrs on the new drugs! Read more »