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How Many People In The Usa Have Hiv

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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 »

How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals,... Read more »

HIV +ve people carrying needles

Dr. Bob, Now that there are 1 Million HIV +ve people in the USA, I have a fear -- I heard many HIV... 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

...people will be released to care on the outside. But what has happened in the past decade is that there are more people in the United States who are infected. We have gone from probably around 775,000 people in 1997 who were infected to over a... 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 »

HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...that always scares them off... so I figure I should indulge my passions and do what I have always wanted to do... leave the United States. But now, I discover that there are no nations that I can find that will take an HIV+ person. I am gainfully... 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 »

gay=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...soar throat, stiff neck, headaches, and diareah. I really started freaking out when i read that almost 20 % of gay men have hiv. if i turn out negative I dont think i will ever have sex with another guy again because the stress is not worth it. Read more »