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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS May Kill 11 Million in India Over Twenty Years

HIV/AIDS could kill 11 million Indians over the next 20 years, the Times of India reported today, citing an official census forecasting its 2026 population as 1.4 billion -- a 1.2 percent loss. The figure assumes 5 million children unborn to women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Kills Zimbabwe Child Every 15 Minutes -- UNICEF

In Zimbabwe, AIDS is killing a child every 15 minutes, and international donors must respond to the country's epidemic with the same intensity they have fought for democracy, UNICEF Executive Director Carol Bellamy said today. Bellamy, on her last... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Kills 500 Times More in Zimbabwe than Poll-Related Violence

While about four people have been killed each week in the violence-wracked run-up to Zimbabwe's presidential election, another 2,000 have quietly died of AIDS. With 25 percent of the adult population HIV-positive, Zimbabwe is one of the countries... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Will rubbing alcohol kill aids?

if a bodily fluid containing Hiv/aids got on say my car key and i submerged the keys in rubbing alcohol would that kill the virus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,On your car key???? Dude, your car key is used to turn on your car, not your girlfriend (or boyfriend, for that matter). But to respond to your question, yes, rubbing alcohol would "rub out" the virus.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Killing the HIV/AIDS virus germs in the household

My husband is training to be a paramedic and during his clinicals can come in contact with the HIV/AIDS virus. I want to make sure he does not bring this home on his clothes/shoes because we have two small children. Is there a way of cleansing his...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You probably do not need to be concerned about this. It is highly unlikely that your husband would be able to transmit HIV to anyone in the household through infected fluids on his clothing. HIV does not survive in the environment long enough to... Read more »

If HIV kills CD4 cells that present themselves, can high CD4 levels in first years of infection later result in faster progression to AIDS?

Dr. Holodniy, I am searching for the right words, but have an important question:It is often assumed that the more CD4 cells in a T cell subset, the better. But,in that the more CD4's that present themselves, the more for HIV to kill, could...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Not alot of studies on this issue. It is usually assumed that those infected people with such high CD4 counts, usually have low or undetectable viral loads, indicating an immune system with better capability to contain viral replication. It has... Read more »

"What you dont know can kill you" and a further donation (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU)

Hi Dr BobI wrote you last week to say that after over a year of feeling really ill following some risky sexual behaviour - Shingles,chronic fatigue, joint aches, gum disease, rash etc etc, and being 100% convinced I had HIV I still couldn`t bring...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thank you for your kind comments, for taking the time to write back and for sharing your experience with the readers of this forum. Hopefully your true-life testimonial of "what you don't know about HIV can kill you" will give many... Read more »
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OZONE PROVEN TO KILL AIDS VIRUS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I PURCHASED A MEDICAL OZONE DEVICE.VERY HIGH QUALITY DEVICE.IF USED PROPERLY IT IS COMMONLY REPORTED TO KNOCK OUT AIDS.THE CONCEPT AND DEVICE IS DEFAMED BY FDA AND AMA BECAUSE OF SPECIAL INTERESTS AND IGNORANCE IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY.THE... Read more »

please im so worried i will kill my self

Posted by scared123, 2 Replies
i found out that this gut i know has aids,so i started to think if i had any reason to worrie ,so i rembered 3 weeks ago i was helping him install his car sterio and remember how the wires sort of poked me not to sure if they broke skin and not sure... Read more »

i have hiv, will kill my self, please help me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I want to know which test to do that will give me definitive results days after exposure. Money is not an issue. When is the earliest I can get tested with this test that will give me a difinitive answer. Thanks Read more »