How To Prevent Influenza When You Have Hiv
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Updated Interim Recommendations for the Use of Antiviral Medications in the Treatment and Prevention of Influenza for the 2009-2010 SeasonObjective Introduction Treatment of Confirmed or Suspected Influenza Antiviral Chemoprophylaxis of Exposed Individuals Antiviral Drug Use for Control of Influenza Outbreaks in Institutions Specific Regimens for Treatment and... Read more »
Questions and Answers: The NIH 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trials in HIV-Infected Children, Youth and Pregnant WomenWhy is it important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected children, youth and pregnant women? It is important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected populations, particularly children, youth and pregnant women,... Read more »
Updated Interim Recommendations -- HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 InfluenzaThis update provides new information about vaccination and treatment of HIV-infected adults and adolescents affected by 2009 H1N1 influenza. Background HIV-infected adults and adolescents, especially persons with low CD4 cell counts or AIDS,... Read more »
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Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineI usually recommend that everyone infected with HIV get a flu shot. There has been some controversy but for the most part, the flu vaccine is safe and it does prevent certain strains of flu. Individuals with HIV may get more ill when they have the... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalTyra,Thanks for your question. Don't worry, you would not be the first HIV+ person with swine flu. There have been many. Like with "regular" flu, the best way to avoid it is to wash hands frequently, especially after touching... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Thanks for your post. Yes, we are trying to get this more recent information out to a wider audience. The influenza vaccine changes from year to year to cover the most likely flu strain candidates for the coming flu season. We do have recent... Read more »
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Posted by AussieDude, 1 ReplyMy problem is:
I met a Girl Online on 13th June 2004 i.e, Last week and met her in real the very next day. I asked her wether she is infected from any thing like HIV or not. She claims to be having only me in her life and she agrreed that she was... Read more »
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Posted by bradford, 2 RepliesU.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?
Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »
Posted by bradfordU.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention
The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.
Throughout the... Read more »
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