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Black AIDS Institute

2012 Year in Review: 10 Stories That Affected HIV/AIDS in Black America, Part 1

Slightly more than 30 years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, major breakthroughs in biomedical prevention continue to occur -- this year, most notably around pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), which was found effective for both MSM and heterosexual... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

2012 Year in Review: 10 Stories That Affected HIV/AIDS in Black America, Part 2

The second of a two-part series about the stories to keep your eyes on during 2012. To read the first five stories covered in part 1, click here . 6. The Black Community Mobilizes What we told you: Black organizations would conduct more... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

"If They Could Just See" -- A Day With HIV in America

Jeff Berry is the editor of Positively Aware and national spokesman for "A Day with HIV in America." "I wish people who don't understand what living with HIV means could just see ______." Many of us can fill in that blank; that "I wish people... Read more »
Ask the Experts

FROM LATIN AMERICA

Hello Dr Bob, first of all congratulations for your work. Here in Latin America its hard to find people like you. With my basic english I will try to tell you my storie: (1)Between june 2004 and january 2005 Ive had unprotected sexual relations with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Latin American Guy,Every episode of unprotected sex (regular girlfriend and/or "other ladies") places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. If you are wondering if you contracted HIV from your "unprotected sexual... Read more »

My experience in Central America

Hi Dr. Bob:Two weeks ago, after drinking a lot, I ended up having sex with a stripper (the classical and not so smart a lot of alcohol + stripper/sex worker combination). During this encounter my condom broke (I didnt notice until it was over) so Im...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hola Francisco from Central America,Thanks for writing in and sharing your story and a particular extra thanks for using the archives so effectively! You have correctly identified: 1) your risk category, 2) the estimated statistical risk associated... Read more »

re: HIV - SA to America

In regards to the person who asked about immigrating to the US.I was married last year to a woman with HIV and we are going through the immigration process. The US does have a waiver in place for people with HIV, it's called an I-601 (or I-690...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks much for this useful info!DW... Read more »

HIV - SA to America

Yesterday I went through your whole website. I was stunned to see how much information is out there. Iv been HIV+ for just over a year, and I can honestly tell you that South Africa has the highest AIDS rate in the world and we are the most...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I appreciate your comments about this website. I have no practical advice for you regarding immigration. You might want to check with the US embassy or consulate in SA and see what is involved. I suspect this is not easy or cheap but but maybe... Read more »
Connect With Others

ABC NEWS - GOOD MORNING AMERICA - POZ MAG

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Great Snippett from Regan Hoffman!

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/AIDS/story?id=2040438&page=1 Read more »

ABC NEWS - GOOD MORNING AMERICA - POZ MAGAZINE

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
Great Snippett from Regan Hoffman!

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/AIDS/story?id=2040438&page=1 Read more »

XMRV test in Latin America - Information Request

Posted by Sherezade, 1 Reply
Dear friends,

I've been reading the forum for some time now and I need to ask you if you guys know about commercial testing of XMRV in Latin America. I found only two cases in the forum with positive XMRV tests: Themushroom and Roma2010 but they... Read more »

Doing an Essay on Aids/Hiv in america

Posted by Anonymous
Please if anyone can answer a few questions about living with Hiv/Aids. I attend Bryant and Stratton in Rochester NY and for my end of sememster project i choose to talk about Aids/Hiv in america. Would anyone mind answering just a few basic... Read more »