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How Many People In The United States Are Infected With Hiv Each Year

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older People Have AIDS? About 29% of all people with AIDS in the United States are age 50 or over. In 2001, this proportion was 17%. In some cities, as many as 37% of people with AIDS are older than 50. The number of older people diagnosed with AIDS is increasing. There are three...
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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 »

National AIDS Policy, Summer School Student Needs Your Help!!!!!!!!!!

Dr. Bob,HELP!!!!!!!!!! I have to write a brief paper on why the United States needs a National AIDS Policy. I haven't got a clue.... My teacher suggested I contact you... really, she said it would be OK. I really really need to pass this class Dr....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a new HIV infection in the U.S. every nine minutes.2.There has been no reduction in the incidence of new infections in eight years.3.One in every five people living with HIV in the U.S. does not know he is infected with the virus.4.Only 50% of... Read more »

Can a HIV- partner decrease chances with antivirals?

I am an HIV- partner in a discordant couple (mixed HIV status) relationship. We just recently found out that he was positive. We always practice safe sex, but I was wondering if I can decrease my chances of contracting HIV by taking anti-viral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...urgently needed. Worldwide, nearly 11,000 people continue to become infected every day (over four million per year). In the United States alone, an estimated 40,000 people become infected each year. Although behavior change programs have... 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
...early 1950s, this infection began (and continues to be) among the heterosexual population. However, when HIV first came to the United States in the late 1970s, the epidemic started primarily among Gay/Bisexual men and Injecting Drug Users... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States

...garnered the world?s attention. Since then, over 575,000 Americans have lost their lives to AIDS and more than 56,000 people in the United States become infected with HIV each year. Currently, there are more than 1.1 million Americans living with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...The figure above shows the annual rates of hospitalization with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS among persons aged ≥45 years in the United States from 1997-2007, by sex. From 1997 to 2007, a substantially higher rate of men than women aged ≥45 years... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Projecting Possible Future Courses of the HIV Epidemic in the United States

...Disease Control and Prevention and Johns Hopkins University conducted an analysis 1 that projects what the HIV epidemic in the United States might look like in 10 years under different scenarios. The CDC/Johns Hopkins study reveals that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United States to Provide $66M to Zambia This Year for Fight Against HIV/AIDS, U.S. Ambassador Says

...The United States is expected to give $66 million to Zambia this year to help the country fight its HIV/AIDS epidemic, one of the worst in the 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 »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...previously reported that more people are becoming infected each year than previously estimated, with 56,300 new HIV infections in the United States in 2006. Previous estimates put the number of new infections at about 40,000 a year. Of all the... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...million deaths and currently, over 40 million people are infected with human immune deficiency virus (HIV). The President of the United States and others must realize the important role of condoms in prevention of disease. Consider these points: ... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is U.S government bio-weapon

Posted by Sojuro, 2 Replies
...Throughout the 1960's and 1970's, the United States was involved a EUGENICS programs in which AFRICAN AMERICANS, and others deemed as 'undesireables' were being INVOLUNTARILY SYSTEMATICALY Read more »