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Is Hiv A Pandemic Or Epidemic

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »


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Is the AIDS epidemic declining?

Mr Sowadsky:Could you please comment on the latest numbers from the recent issue (June 9) of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...Several newspapers have published editorials and opinion pieces focusing on HIV/AIDS-related issues in response to the 2004 UNAIDS Report of the Global AIDS Epidemic released by UNAIDS on Tuesday and to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders Attending Summit of Americas Sign Declaration Expressing Concern Over HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...of the disease in certain countries and the danger the epidemic poses to security. "We recognize that in order to combat the HIV/AIDS pandemic we must intensify our prevention, care and treatment efforts within the Hemisphere," the declaration... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

... The African Continent The HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa continues to thrive relentlessly despite efforts being made throughout Africa to minimize its spread Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Youth Crucial in Efforts to Tackle Epidemic, UNAIDS Says

... Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS among young people is critical in global efforts to control the pandemic, Michel Sidibe, UNAIDS director of country and Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Timeline

Posted by ScotCharles
... The link above will give you an idea of what happenned in the first few years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Lux Eternum, but Keep Raising Hell Until a Cure is Found Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

The Next AIDS Genocide?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...The following article from the BBC details the possible effects of Bird Flu on HIV+ positive people. My question is when will a vaccine for Bird Flu be available for those of us with severely compromised immine Read more »