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Important Resources in the USA

This Fact Sheet contains selected contact information for organizations providing HIV/AIDS services and information, both within New Mexico and nationally. For more information, contact your closest Health Management Alliance (listed below), or the New Mexico HIV/AIDS/STD/Hepatitis Hotline at 1-800-545-2437. National Resources AIDS Info (US Department of Health and Human Services): (800) 448-0440 www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/ Centers for Disease...
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Is still banned to get in USA with HAART? (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, ENTERING THE USA)

Hi there, Id like to know if there has been any kind of improvement in order to let people using HAART to get into the country of freedom (USA I mean... :-( ) I need urgently to get there for job reasons but Ive been succesfully on the same combo...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Antonio,Unfortunately no, Bush had promised to lift the ban, but apparently hasn't gotten around to it yet. Don't hold your breath. There may well be no action on this until he is run out of office and firmly ensconced in the history... Read more »

What are the rates of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in the USA?

What states in the US are reported to have the highest rate of HIV infected people? What cities? Is HIV II really still very rare in the US or is it growing like HIV I did before people knew about it? Thank you for your help....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to the rates of HIV in the United States:Unfortunately, since HIV is presently not reportable in all states and cities, nobody can answer your question. All we can say is that in the USA, it is estimated that... Read more »

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
Thank you for your question. Worldwide, most of the people infected with HIV are heterosexual. In Africa, where the disease is believed to have begun in the late 1940s or early 1950s, this infection began (and continues to be) among the... Read more »

HIV TEST AT 14 Weeks?/Canada and U.S.A. testing

At testing clinics throughout Canada they always reccomend that someone mustwait 14 weeks after a possible exposure, prior to being tested. With all the conflictinginformation could it mean that little is understood about seroconversion? Could you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your inquiry. Most of the confusion about waiting periodsfor getting tested is due to the fact that there are really 3 time points asto when people show positive on the test.The AVERAGE period of time that an infected person will... Read more »
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What type of PCR tests are done in the USA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Molecular detection of human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection among commercial sex workers using the polymerase chain reaction in Singapore.
Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1996 Nov;25(6):831-6. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE MED/97207755
Goh CL; Chan RK;... Read more »

At Last Some Good News(but where is USA?)

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
Five Nations to Tax Airfare to Raise Funds for AIDS Drugs
By CELIA W. DUGGER
Published: September 19, 2006
A group of countries led by France plan to raise at least $300 million next year, mostly through taxes on airline tickets, to help pay for the... Read more »

Immigrants living in the USA!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello everyone. The past 2 weeks questions have been posted with regards to travelling outside the USA and coming back into the USA if you are not an American citizen. I must say thank you very much to Scotcharles for the information provided.... Read more »

HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... I have a responsibility to tell them I am positive, and that always scares them off... so I figure I should... Read more »