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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
...thing to do. The ban was discriminatory and was based on irrational fear rather than science. (See below.)I strongly suggest you spend time reviewing the information on this site and related links. You have much to learn about HIV and at present... 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 »

Prevalence of antiretroviral therapy in the U.S.A. / transmission risk

Dr. Frascino,First let me say that I admire the work you do in educating the public on this issue.I have a twofold question for you concerning the real probability of becoming infected with HIV via a single heterosexual encounter. This question is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...week involved 1927 serodiscordant couples. HIV incidence was retrospectively monitored between early 2006 and the end of 2008. Individuals were interviewed about their HIV risk behaviour.The patients contributed a total of 4918 person-years of... 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

...the denominator has increased is probably what has led to having the share go down. Could you explain what you mean when you say that the share has gone down but the numbers have stayed stable? Anne Spaulding: Think of it as a fraction. On... 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 »

Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...can visit a hospital emergency room, and your health must be stabilized regardless of your ability to pay. Some states allow individuals with HIV to obtain HIV-related primary health care and HIV medication through the AIDS Drug Assistance... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...China (estimated 40 million) and India (estimated 47 million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa will be 19% lower. In the United States, there are 980,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and 45,000 newly infected. In Canada, 65,000 people are... Read more »