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How Many Have Hiv In The Usa

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How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals, and iv drug users accounted for almost 80 percent of all of the 561,00 cases across the u.s. 1981-1995? also can you give me a rough estimate on how...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...early 1950s, this infection began (and continues to be) among the heterosexual population. However, when HIV first came to the United States in the late 1970s, the epidemic started primarily among Gay/Bisexual men and Injecting Drug Users... Read more »

Travelling to the USA with HIV

Hi,I have been offered to go on a holiday to Florida in 6 months time and am unsure of the law... Read more »

HIV outside the USA

Hi, I know you can't be of much help to me seeing that I live in South Africa, but I am hoping you... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hemophiliacs, History of Virus in U.S. Blood Supply

... USA Today on Wednesday examined HIV/AIDS among hemophiliacs and the history of the virus in the U.S. blood supply. Hemophilia, a condition in which a person's blood Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United States to Provide $66M to Zambia This Year for Fight Against HIV/AIDS, U.S. Ambassador Says

...The United States is expected to give $66 million to Zambia this year to help the country fight its HIV/AIDS epidemic, one of the worst in the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana President Mogae Concerned HIV/AIDS Funds Pledged by United States Going to U.S. Military Operations

...U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan could be "diverting crucial money" pledged by the Bush administration to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa, Reuters/San Diego Union-Tribune reports (Esipisu, Reuters/San Diego Union-Tribune , 12/6).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Launches Five-Year, $45 Million Domestic HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign

...According to Barnes, the campaign's goal is "to remind Americans that HIV/AIDS continues to pose a serious health threat in the United States and encourage them to get the facts they need to take action for themselves and their communities" (Fox,... Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...that always scares them off... so I figure I should indulge my passions and do what I have always wanted to do... leave the United States. But now, I discover that there are no nations that I can find that will take an HIV+ person. I am gainfully... Read more »

Best place to live in USA with HIV?

Posted by TonyBakerOK, 4 Replies
...have lived in Tennessee, Texas, California and Currently Oklahoma. It seems like every state is different when it comes to HIV services and Ryan White stuff. I just moved HOME to Oklahoma and I am miserable, as the services here are BAD! ... Read more »

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »