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How AIDS Spread In Africa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Armies Spread AIDS in Africa

AIDS is ravaging Africa's militaries at a time when much of the continent needs them to keep peace. Peacekeeping troops who are trying to maintain order in Sierra Leone, Liberia and other war-torn African countries are among the main agents for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Traditional Ways Spread AIDS in Africa, Experts Say

Researchers in Africa are questioning the role tradition plays in HIV transmission. "We don't know enough about this important topic, but there is no doubt that traditional practices are spreading HIV," said Dr. Edward J. Mills, a McMaster... Read more »
United Nations

A New Report Says Some Cultural Factors Influencing Spread of AIDS Are Specific to Africa

New York -- A new report released today on the state of HIV and AIDS in Africa says many cultural factors, including gender inequalities, wife inheritance and some sexual practices, that influence the AIDS epidemic and response are specific to the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Medical journalist?" Hmmm . . . faith-based pseudo-science crack-pot-journalist would be more accurate. Let me quote the stated mission of CRISIS Magazine:"The mission of CRISIS Magazine is to interpret and shape the direction... Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stan,Why even bother commenting on the religious right? Well, for starters, how about the fact these folks vote! They have the power to elect presidents and congressmen and congresswomen. These folks and some of the folks they elected actually... Read more »

Africa: HIV or AIDS

I know this might not be the correct forum for this question, but after reading many Q&A's on this site, I find you to be the best informed on the widest variety of HIV/AIDS topics.When we hear about Africa having a whopping 10 of their...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
We can not look at the global HIV pandemic through the lenses of the West's experience with this virus.Africa is indeed burning. This is no mistake and to believe so is to risk being considered a denialist. Testing of blood with from blood... Read more »

Question #1: acne and aidsQuestion #2: Question about the spreading of A.I.D.S and Diabetes?

Hi. Since it seems that acne can be broken by hard rubbing or other picking, would it be possible that blood-borne diseases such as HIV could be transmitted by close contact with a person that has one of these diseases and a lot of acne? What kind...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. Both of these questions deal withbreakdowns in the integrity of the skin. Simply put, if there is anybreakdown in the integrity of the skin, and a high risk body fluid likeblood, semen, or vaginal secretions gets... Read more »
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Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I've written what is currently the only computer application solely dedicated to the mathematical analysis of HIV. It's called HIV pathogenesis modeler, and can be downloaded at:
http://www.agmh.org/softw.htm

While using the SI model in the program, I... Read more »

Don't believ the B/S being spread

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
japantoday > national

Number of newly infected HIV patients sets record


Tuesday, July 27, 2004 at 08:00 JST
TOKYO The number of newly infected HIV patients between late March and late June came to 199, a record high for a three-month period, a... Read more »

Stop AIDS denialists from spreading their message!

Posted by Robert1, 3 Replies
Denialism is getting some attention again.

Brent Leung and David Syner who made a silly film called The House of Numbers <http://houseofnumbers.com> will be on the Derek and Romaine show Monday August 31. http://www.siriusoutq.com/

Their... Read more »

spread aids................ NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by daisey6205, 5 Replies
just a note to update you all.
it has been a hell of a long i have traveled in the last year and a half. i have come to realize that the best friends i have are the ones i have never even met... those here that continually pray for my safety and... Read more »