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How Many People On America Have Hiv

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than 99 percent. The myth: "Viral load tests don't really tell anything about a person's health." The reality: Viral load measures the amount of HIV in a person's blood. Many studies have shown that people with high viral loads are much more likely to become ill or die than those with low viral...
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Proposed Change In Rules For Entry To US For People With HIV

Robert,An article on the proposed change in restrictions for people entering the US with HIV has been published which looks promising, what is your thoughts and have you heard more on this?ARTICLE:The US Senate has voted to overturn a rule banning...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the bill has now been sent to Dubya's desk. He's promised to sign it. Let's hope he remembers how to write his name! The English language has always been such a challenge for him. Hey, maybe that's why he shortened his name to "W" instead... Read more »

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...essence doubled our previous "10 year" estimate. We also have a case-control, population-based cohort study of all HIV-infected persons receiving care in Denmark. Denmark, unlike the U.S., has universal health care that delivers quality HIV care... Read more »

How many people actually have HIV?

I am wondering what the estimate of people thought to be infected with HIV in the United States. I want to know the percent. Is 50% of America infected? Thanks!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Fifty percent!?!?! YIKES! How did you come up with that guess? You've been watching way too much Fox News lately. If 50% of Americans were infected, that's one out of two. So, on average, one of your parents would be infected and half of... Read more »

HIV from HIV test

Hi Dr Bob,Please let me begin by expressing my condolonces on the loss of your brother. If he was anything like you, the world has lost a good person. I also have a question to which I have found no similar questions in your archives: do you know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consequence of getting an HIV test, yep, that's paranoid and no, there are no documented cases of this happening. Infecting people with HIV who are coming in to find out if they are HIV infected would be rather counterproductive, doncha think?Dr.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Report: More Than Two Million People With HIV Across Latin America, Caribbean

...cases were reported in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last two years, and together the regions have some 2.1 million people living with HIV/AIDS, according to a UN report released Monday. This year, there have been 66,000 AIDS-related... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young People at Risk: HIV/AIDS Among Americas Youth

...in their teens and twenties. It has been estimated that at least half of allnew HIV infections in the United States are among people under 25, and the majorityof young people are infected sexually. In 1999, 1,813 young people (ages 13 to 24)were... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa More Likely to Adhere to Antiretroviral Treatment Than HIV-Positive People in North America, Study Finds

... HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral treatment regimens than are HIV-positive people in North Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

PACHA: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy Must Target Black America

...Black America?' " Wilson said. Tamara E. Holmes is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist who writes about health, wealth and personal growth. Read more »
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World AIDS Day 2007 - Deconstructing 'HIV'

Posted by Amun, 6 Replies
...produced by adhering strictly to the Etienne de Harven methodology, I am prepared to offer the sum of $100,000 to the first person to submit just such a micrograph, prepared under stringent laboratory conditions. I do not want 'markers' for... Read more »

Traveling through Latin America

Posted by FredR, 2 Replies
...to Argentina and back. I would love to hear from any one with HIV who is on meds and has traveled extensively through Latin America, especially with a car and border crossings. Any advice/experiences would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Fred Read more »

Attitudes towards HIV and aids

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
... Hi, I am a student at Fordham and our professor gave us a research project concerning "The attitudes towards HIV/AIDS. We are to find a research problem and a research question. I would like to ask all of you, as to what do you think my research Read more »

HIV-2 infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I just found out that I have been exposed to the HIV-1 and HIV-2 virus. I understand all the information about HIV-1 but, there is nothing to speak of about HIV-2. From what I have Read more »