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Hiv How Hard Is It To Pass On

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comment on : It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

If the probability of being infected in a single exposure is p = 1/1000, the probability of being infected in n exposures is given by the binomial: P(n) = 1 - (1-p)^n in our case, if n where 1000, the probability of being infected in 1000 exposures...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your English is quite understandable. It's statistics that tend to confuse folks! I absolutely agree statistics apply to large numbers of people.Dr. Bob Read more »

It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

Hey Dr. Bob, I first read your site about 3 years ago when I was a sophmore in college and worried... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Hard to Argue" HIV/AIDS Treatment Impossible in Developing World With Success of Program in Haiti, Opinion Piece Says

... Partners in Health and its workers in Haiti "have already made it hard to argue that [AIDS] control is impossible," and "thanks to this growing effort ... the rich nations of the world now face a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Post-Election Violence in Kenya Particularly Hard on HIV Patients

... Many of the Kenyans displaced by December's post-election violence are HIV patients, and for them the tumult was especially hard. For many patients, antiretroviral (ARV) treatment was interrupted, and the conditions they found themselves in... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Brother-to-Brother Receives Funds to Raise Awareness About HIV Vaccine Research in Hard-to-Reach Populations

...competitive selection process, Brother-to-Brother was chosen as one of only 20 groups nationwide to receive funding to educate hard-to-reach populations about HIV vaccine research. "There's a lot of misunderstanding about HIV vaccine research... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Research Finds Health Delivery Services "Deteriorated" in African Countries Hard Hit By AIDS

...Research, which finds that the "HIV/AIDS pandemic has dealt a body blow to the delivery of health care services in countries hard hit by the disease." The research compares data from national Demographic and Health Surveys in 14 sub-Saharan... Read more »
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Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum. For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went to the hospital to get the confirmation it is herpes and a test for HIV but the results will be available... Read more »

My wonderful brother

Posted by Dgrace
...passed away in OCT, 2010. He died of Macrophage Activation Syndrome (look it up so you know the symptoms of it because it is hard to diagnose and the anti-virals are the suspected cause of it) and was diagnosed with HIV in July of 2010. He... Read more »

so hard after 15 years!

Posted by jessicaannx0, 2 Replies
...Ok so im 22 years old and my dad had HIV i was only 5 years old when he passed away my mom always told me that he died from something else and i believed every word that Read more »

Need friendship and Help to overcome loneliness

Posted by seffnerthekid, 4 Replies
...I have been HIV + since May, 2007. Since my mother passed, it is just so hard for me to adjust and accept the facts. I do take my med & keep all my Dr appts. I just need some friends that I can rely Read more »