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How Many People Have Died From Hiv And Aids In Africa

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I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on your front porch to scare the bejesus out of young trick-or-treaters, but your neighbors might frown on that. There is no personal or public health risk from an HIV/AIDS perspective. However, if you really do plan to dig this dude up, that... Read more »

Eposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2010)

I was doing the autopsy on 78yr male,died of Heart attack 10 days back and the body had been... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Term Risk of AIDS or Death in People Infected With HIV-1 Before Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

...Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and colleagues examined 1,399 HIV-positive people residing in Cape Town who had no access to antiretroviral drugs or who were receiving zidovudine only and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Inexpensive Antibiotic Proves Effective in Reducing Death Among People with HIV and TB in Africa

...pneumonia (PCP). Because PCP is rare in Africa, the drug is not commonly used there to prevent infections among HIV-infected persons. Before now, it was not known if TMP/SMX would prevent the most common causes of illness and death among persons... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Survey Reveals Leading Causes of Death

...reasonable to assume that at least 70 percent of observed mortality from tuberculosis, and by extension a comparable percentage of deaths from influenza/pneumonia, also has HIV and AIDS as an underlying cause," it said. "It is impossible to say... Read more »
The Body

South Africa Leadership Wakes Up to HIV/AIDS

..."Knowledge will help us to confront denialism and the stigma attached to the disease." He also discussed the vast numbers of people in South Africa who are dying of HIV/AIDS-related causes. The lead activist organization in South Africa, the... Read more »
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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...fewer people in the world by the year 2050 from the impact of AIDS.? The United Nations is predicting the biggest rises in AIDS deaths to be in China (estimated 40 million) and India (estimated 47 million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa... Read more »

About the denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...From the New York Times Deadly Quackery By JOHN MOORE and NICOLI NATTRASS Published: June 4, 2006 H.I.V. causes AIDS. This is not a controversial claim Read more »

lonely in southern africa trying to live with HIV

Posted by africanbeauty, 4 Replies
...find someone i can chat with here. this is my 3rd year poz - it caused the breakup of my marriage. anyhow, i am a 38 year old african beauty living in africa -and i am lonely - would like to meet other african poz professionals women or men so we... Read more »

Age of AIDS to air on PBS May 30 and 31

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
... PBS Frontline will air a documentary on HIV/AIDS from the first mysterious cases in the late 70's to the present pandemic. Should be excellent, especially for all you young'un's Read more »