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How Did Magic Johnson Get Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson: Take AIDS Fight Into Black Communities

"When I was diagnosed with HIV 17 years ago, I worried about my health and my family. And I worried about what people might think of me. "This year, [CDC] reported that more than 230,000 Americans have HIV and are not aware of it. The... Read more »
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Q&A: Nelson George, Director of The Announcement, Talks Magic Johnson and HIV/AIDS

Nelson George (Credit: ESPN Films) It was the disclosure heard around the world: On Nov. 7, 1991, basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced that he is HIV positive. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the disclosure and its... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson Combats AIDS Misperceptions

At a World AIDS Day briefing in Los Angeles today, basketball great Magic Johnson will launch a $60 million campaign aimed at cutting HIV/AIDS rates among African Americans by 50 percent in the next five years. Through a partnership with drug maker... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Was there a dip in the birth rate 9 months after Magic Johnson's press conference announcing he had A.I.D.S.

Did the birth rate dip 9 months after Magic Johnson's press conference announcing he had A.I.D.S.? The same sexual practices that prevent A.I.D.S. also prevent pregnancy....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. On November 7, 1991, Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced at a press conference that he was infected with HIV. Therewere several studies that looked at the effects of the Magic Johnsonannouncement, and how... Read more »

How did Magic Johnson become infected

How did Magic Johnson contract hiv? And how long has he been hiv positive....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Why do you ask? If Magic contracted the virus from a tainted blood transfusion rather than heterosexual sex, would it really make any difference? If I contracted the virus from a failed condom rather than an occupational exposure, would it... Read more »

How is Magic Johnson "CURED"?

Hi Doc,I just don't understand how Magic Johnson is cured of this disease that is killing millions of people. How did he get the cure, but so many others are left in the dark? If it's a money issue, should't they just put the price...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The reason you don't understand how Magic Johnson is cured of HIV is that Magic Johnson is not cured!!! Wherever you heard that rumor, it is not true. Magic never had AIDS. Rather he is HIV positive. Like many of us, he takes antiretroviral... Read more »

magic johnson style hiv

magic johnson is still undetectible if i am not mistaken. what is his regimen, and what else has he done for his health that you know of?...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
I don't know what medications Magic Johnson is taking, and even if I did, I would not be willing to discuss his personal medical details in a forum like this.But the question is a good one, and an important one, if it is changed to "Why... Read more »
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Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years

Posted by STDAsk, 2 Replies
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years relax on Italian getaway.The couple, who married in September 1991,... Read more »

Magic Johnson, Risk, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a few questions I havent seen discussed on here:

1) I wonder if any of you think Magic Johnson got this disease in some other fashion besides vaginal sex? It's so hard for a guy to get it that way, but not impossible. Also, he seems... Read more »

magic johnson

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Not to be insensitive but just wondering was magic johnson tested positive using elisa blood test or was it a pcr test? Just wondering I never heard how he found out.

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story about anthony johnson: forced prostitution

Posted by 6arywary, 3 Replies
has anyone heard the story of anthony johnson? he was a boy who was sexually abused, forced into prostitution by his parents, and it eventually led him to contract aids. then he was adopted by his social worker.
i just heard about this story... Read more »