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Scared Sick because I preformed CPR on a full blown Aids Victim

Hello, I have been scared out of my wits since July. I came upon an accident and preformed cpr on a non responsive man. I did the breaths and also used a cpr mask for protection. The victim did not survive and I found out after all was said and done...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,CPR via a mask is not a risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. HIV is not transmitted via sweat. PEP was not warranted. Your fears are unwarranted. Had you been evaluated Read more »

Question on Emergency Relief for Hurricane Victims w/HIV

Dr. Bob, you are the best one I can think of to ask this question of since you started and run your... Read more »

new catholic, mother of aids victim

Hello,I want to use the experience I have gained as mom and "adopted" mom to 2 special young men.... Read more »
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AIDS Criminals and Innocent Victims: Is There Anything Wrong With This Picture?

...black man, Nushawn Williams, appeared to have infected several women, officials went into school rooms with pictures of this "AIDS Monster," as the press tagged Williams, and told the young women that they needed to get tested for HIV if they had... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teen Sex Assault Victims Rarely Finish HIV Meds

... In a recent study, only 15 percent of adolescents who were put on HIV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) after a sexual assault completed the recommended 28-day treatment course. "The use of PEP in this Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Candlelight Vigil on March 18 for HIV/AIDS Victims

... A candlelight vigil to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and its local impact will be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 18 in the Memorial Garden of the Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Princess Anne Meets with HIV/AIDS Victims

...Britain's Princess Anne on Tuesday met Nigerians with HIV/AIDS in an Abuja village project run by the London-based charity ActionAid. The princess was on the second day of a weeklong Read more »
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accident victim hiv+ after blood transfusion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Accident victim HIV+ after blood transfusion My 19 year old daughter was a victim of a drunk driver. She was on life support for a month, in the Read more »

Daughter of an AIDS victim

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...As a daughter of an aids victim....It makes me frustrated to find that those who already know they have aids go out and have sex and infect other with Read more »

interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 7 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »

interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri ? A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »