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How Many People Are Infected With Aids In The Usa

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection.
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New Rules for HIV positive people travelling to the United States

Hey Dr. Bob,I heard the Bush Administration finally got around to changing the ban on HIV positive travelers wanting to come to the Unioted States. Is this too good to be true???Toby
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of their condition and under medical care. Plus they would have to prove they have health insurance that is accepted in the United States! Needless to say, these requirements are unjust, illogical and stigmatizing!The new rules do call for... Read more »

HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious than others? If a person has got HIV, than they've got HIV and that's it! Anything can be infectious! The virus in the blood is still the same as in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay... 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 regarding HIV. I have been on the US embassy site whish states i would require a visa as i have HIV. I have also read on this site that the ban has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay... Read more »

Hell in the USA now!

May I ask why on earth is there no American HIV activists or campaign fighting the US ban on travel of HIV+ sorry asses into the US of A?Are you Americans so consumed by your own problems that you are not aware of how much problems is this ban...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...said in a letter that the dancer "who is HIV/Aids positive is amongst the class of persons legally barred (inadmissable) to the United States due to the fact that they had a communicable disease and posed a public health risk." The dancer was... Read more »
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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...people will be released to care on the outside. But what has happened in the past decade is that there are more people in the United States who are infected. We have gone from probably around 775,000 people in 1997 who were infected to over a... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Urges President to Eliminate U.S. Travel Restrictions for People Living With HIV

...the statutory requirement that HIV be included on the list of diseases or conditions that make a person inadmissible to the United States. In addition, the letter urges the President then to direct the Department of Health and Human Services to... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Medicaid Funding Cuts Affect People With AIDS Across the U.S.

...known that the Medicaid program (MediCalin California) is the single biggest source of publiclyfunded AIDS treatment in the United States -- bigger thanMedicare and bigger than the Ryan White Care Act. Medicaidspent $6.9 billion on people with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People Between Ages 15 and 24 Account for 50% of All STD Cases, Including HIV, in U.S., Reports Say

...active people between the ages of 15 and 24 accounted for 50% of all new cases of sexually transmitted diseases in 2000 in the United States, according to two studies published in the January/February issue of the Allan Guttmacher Institute 's... Read more »
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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 »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS as a doctor and a journalist when I traveled the world meeting patients. From Thailand to Kenya to Rwanda to India to the United States, the faces staring back at me were the same faces I had seen my entire life. A soft-spoken veiled... Read more »

Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...communicable disease of public health significance. Any foreign national applying for legal permanent residence (a green card) in the U.S. must undergo a medical examination which includes an HIV test. If the applicant tests positive, her/his... Read more »