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How Do People Become Infected With HIV

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3 people infected with HIV after colonoscopy?

Dr. Bob, what do you think of this? Is it possible they all got it from unsterile colonoscopy equipment, or were they just 3 people with HIV who just happened to get diagnosed after testing? ---------------------By BILL POOVEY, Associated Press...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As it says in the article, so far there is no way to prove patients were exposed to the viruses at the VA. However, it is worrisome that recommended universal precautions and sterilization procedures were not being followed! I agree the VA must... Read more »

Swine flu and HIV-infected People

Any special precautions that people with HIV should take in the face of swine flu?Are there... Read more »

The future of HIV people recently infected

Hi Dr Moyle,l am a 37 year old male and recently hiv infected, not on meds yet, cd 450 and viral... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

About 110 People Get Infected With HIV in Russia Daily

... Each day in Russia, about 110 people become infected with HIV, according to statistics released today in Moscow. At that rate, Russia's official count of HIV patients Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comprehensive Health Care for People Infected With HIV in Developing Countries

...systems are generally ill equipped to cope with HIV infection. In 2001 in the United States, more than 55 percent of the 900,000 people infected with HIV received antiretroviral therapy. Of the 28 million HIV-infected people in sub-Saharan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Over 132,000 People Infected With HIV in Vietnam

... Ministry of Health statistics reported Monday in Hanoi indicate that Vietnam has logged a total of 132,249 HIV cases and almost 40,000 AIDS-related deaths. The data were presented at the opening of the 16th Meeting of the Association of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Term Risk of AIDS or Death in People Infected With HIV-1 Before Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

...Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and colleagues examined 1,399 HIV-positive people residing in Cape Town who had no access to antiretroviral drugs or who were receiving zidovudine only and... Read more »
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Mailing list for HIV(-) people who are infected

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the URL for the mailing list/message board for people who have been infected wih HIV for more than 1 year, yet still test negative via ELISA. For those of us who still have residual Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work! This is maybe not the right place to do this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 ... Read more »