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How Often Are People In Usa Being Infected With Hiv Virus

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimating Sexual Transmission of HIV From Persons Aware and Unaware That They Are Infected With the Virus in the USA

New HIV infections stem from both people who are aware they are HIV-positive (about 75 percent of infected persons in the United States) and HIV-positive people who are unaware they carry the virus (about 25 percent of infected persons in the United... Read more »
HIV i-Base

One in Five People With Recent HIV Infection in Spain Have X4/R5 Mixed Tropic Virus

A retrospective Spanish database study reported very high levels of X4 infections in an anonymised population based surveillance study. The study presented by Rocio Sierra-Enguita from Hospital Carlos III in Madrid, of 1031 people diagnosed from... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Truvada Approved to Reduce the Risk of Sexually Transmitted HIV in People Who Are Not Infected With the Virus

On July 16, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada (a fixed dose combination of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) to reduce the risk of HIV infection in uninfected individuals who are at high risk of HIV infection and who... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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
Thank you for your question. Worldwide, most of the people infected with HIV are heterosexual. In Africa, where the disease is believed to have begun in the late 1940s or early 1950s, this infection began (and continues to be) among the... Read more »

Is still banned to get in USA with HAART? (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, ENTERING THE USA)

Hi there, Id like to know if there has been any kind of improvement in order to let people using HAART to get into the country of freedom (USA I mean... :-( ) I need urgently to get there for job reasons but Ive been succesfully on the same combo...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Antonio,Unfortunately no, Bush had promised to lift the ban, but apparently hasn't gotten around to it yet. Don't hold your breath. There may well be no action on this until he is run out of office and firmly ensconced in the history... Read more »

Travelling to the USA with HIV

Hi,I have been offered to go on a holiday to Florida in 6 months time and am unsure of the law regarding HIV. I have been on the US embassy site whish states i would require a visa as i have HIV. I have also read on this site that the ban has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi J. from Scotland,The ban has indeed been lifted. Yeah Obama! See below.Dr. BobHIV TRAVEL BAN Nov 1, 2009Hey Dr. Bob,What's up with the HIV travel ban? Didn't Obama promise to get that cancelled???Flying MonkeyResponse from Dr.... Read more »

What do you mean when you said that people can clear infections by HPV (the wart virus)?

Hi, I am really confused about this, you stated in one of your responses that "The majority of folks who get HPV develop immunity to the infection and actually clear the virus" When you say clear do you mean that even if they had, had hpv...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I had said on a prior response, that the majority of folks who get HPV (the wart virus, human papilloma virus) develop immunity to the infection and actually clear the virus. For these folks, HPV infection is no different than how we all go through... Read more »
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What type of PCR tests are done in the USA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Molecular detection of human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection among commercial sex workers using the polymerase chain reaction in Singapore.
Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1996 Nov;25(6):831-6. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE MED/97207755
Goh CL; Chan RK;... Read more »

At Last Some Good News(but where is USA?)

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
Five Nations to Tax Airfare to Raise Funds for AIDS Drugs
By CELIA W. DUGGER
Published: September 19, 2006
A group of countries led by France plan to raise at least $300 million next year, mostly through taxes on airline tickets, to help pay for the... Read more »

Immigrants living in the USA!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello everyone. The past 2 weeks questions have been posted with regards to travelling outside the USA and coming back into the USA if you are not an American citizen. I must say thank you very much to Scotcharles for the information provided.... Read more »

HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... I have a responsibility to tell them I am positive, and that always scares them off... so I figure I should... Read more »