How Many People Die Each Year From Hiv Aids
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) in 2008, we obviously don't know yet, because it's only... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineDeaths in HIV+ patients in the US are due to a number of factors. Many patients still present late with AIDS defining conditions that remain difficult to treat (average CD4 count when starting HIV meds in US hovers around 200= AIDS range). Many... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThroughout 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 persons who should be on meds are not). In my practice setting (inner... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Annie,I'm perhaps the most optimistic person on the planet, but I'm also a realist. The reality of HIV/AIDS is that it remains an incurable progressive terminal illness. Even with treatment AIDS patients continue to succumb. The... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI'm shooting wildly in the dark, trying to light a candle.
This is a very cool TV event that we hope to take nationwide.
We are in need of help.
But we DO NOT NEED YOUR MONEY. We need your time.
Our annual WORLD AIDS DAY television memorial is still... Read more »
Posted by BabyPeanut, 3 Replies
Dying from AIDS for lack of medicine
More than 36 million people are living with HIV or AIDS. Ninety percent are living in developing countries where the high prices of medications are effectively condemning them to death. Without drastic changes to... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesPaulKing is wrong and has no knowledge of David's health choices.
David did not die of liver failure, or heart failure (as PaulKing has posted elsewhere), and he did not take HAART for many years before he was a dissident.
David died from advancing... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 2 RepliesHey guys,
Just recently, a number of people I know who have been HIV+ for more than 20 years have died of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML) and liver failure. I wonder if anyone else had similiar experience?
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