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How Many People Worldwide Were Infected With Hiv In 2000?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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LIFE SPAN SINCE 2000

I HAVE BEEN HIV+ SINCE 2000, IT IS NOW GOING TO BE 12 YEARS LATER. I AM DOING WELL AND DID NOT BEGIN HIV MEDS UNTIL 2009. SINCE 2000 TO 2009 MY CD4 WERE HIGH AND VL LOW SO NO NEED FOR IT. I AM IN GOOD SHAPE AND HAVE A POSITIVE ATTITUDE TOWARD LIFE...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I like your attitude, and I agree it makes a big difference on how people handle life's stresses.There is a "balance" that develops in each person between their immune system and HIV. Your body was able to contain the virus for many... 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
Hey 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 »

Infecting more people to boost the efforts for a cure? part 2

Thank you for the response. What would be in your opinion an alternative way to speed up research? What is in your opinion the estimated time to have at least something therapeutic that would stop the infectivity of HIV patients and their need for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Please review the information in the archives of this forum. We have an entire chapter devoted to "HIV cures." In addition I'll post some information below regarding recent developments to ultimately eradicate HIV.As for an... Read more »

Messiah of the WW's worldwide.

Messiah of the people,negative and positive worldwide,yeah,you are indeed a messiah dr.bob,Negative people seek solace and ask if they are infected and positive people ask for your support,i belive you are the most humble,innocent and truly amazing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Abhijeet,I'm the "Messiah of the WW's Worldwide???" Gosh, I doubt there was a whole lot of competition for that title!Thank you for your kind words. Congratulations on your 12-week negative test results. Stay safe. Stay... Read more »
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Worried2000 OR ANYONE?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Someone posted this on healthboards.com. I thought USA tests pick up non b subtypes. Apparently, unless you use a Elisa with recombinant proteins(which most US labs dont apparently) than if you have a non-b subtype, the tests wont pick it up. Am I... Read more »

TO MARK 2000 AND EVERYONE ELSE, PLEASE READ IT.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is a long post so if you dont like me dont waste your time reading, please excuse me for typing all this and as always please excuse my grammar and ortography.
It takes quite a time, doesnt it? I personally believe that right after taking a... Read more »

BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


The past...

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To Worried 2000 and everybody else out there!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Worried 2000 (2YK) posted this:

"I think the 4 month test for me will be key. I'm not sure, but someone once told me that people that convert between 3-6 months usually do it sooner rather than later. Which makes sense, I guess. But then again, we're... Read more »