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How Many People Are Infected With AIDS In The World Today

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Why are people still dying of AIDS with the incredible meds available today?

This may sound like a stupid question, but why are people still dying of AIDS? I am 31, seroconverted two years ago. I chose to start treatment right away. I am excercising regularly, eating healthy (don't even remember when I had Mc'D's last) I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Throughout the world the major reason why people are still dying is due to lack of access to effective antiretroviral medications-a shameful situation (estimated that > 90% of Read more »

will individuals today affected with hiv all share this fate?

Hi Doctor Wohl, I just recently read the article by Gregg Gonsalves posted here under what's new... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...evidence to support this belief. Myth: Current medications can cure AIDS. It's no big deal if you get infected. Reality: Today's medications have cut the death rate from AIDS by about 80%. They are also easier to take than they used to be.... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...AIDS vaccine would prevent people from being infected with HIV(the virus that causes AIDS). Is there an AIDS vaccine? No. Today there are no effective AIDS vaccines. Are there AIDS vaccine trials going on now? Yes. There are more than 30... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...piercing can put them at risk for getting HIV. Teach preteens that they have choices in life and that decision that they make today could have an affect on the rest of their lives. Teens: Thirteen- to 19-year-olds are more concerned with their... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...without HIV infection. Most other AIDS-defining conditions are also "opportunistic infections" which rarely cause harm in healthy individuals. A diagnosis of AIDS also is given to HIV-infected individuals when their CD4+ T-cell count falls below... Read more »
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CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...news executives? It turns out that fighting the apathy surrounding HIV/AIDS is as tricky as fighting the virus itself. And, by today's standards, the only way AIDS will really be in the headlines again is when it is cured or eradicated. That is... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...news executives? It turns out that fighting the apathy surrounding HIV/AIDS is as tricky as fighting the virus itself. And, by today's standards, the only way AIDS will really be in the headlines again is when it is cured or eradicated. That is... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor
...news executives? It turns out that fighting the apathy surrounding HIV/AIDS is as tricky as fighting the virus itself. And, by today's standards, the only way AIDS will really be in the headlines again is when it is cured or eradicated. That is... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in 1997, according a 2003 study. Before that, half those infected died within 10 years. Today, 90 percent of those on drugs live at least 10 years and often longer. Sources: Reuters, WHO ... Read more »