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Is Hiv Eradication Impossible

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Myanmar Stresses Impossibility of Total Eradication of TB

Despite the application of new treatment tactics, Myanmar Health Minister Kyaw Myint has expressed strong doubts about Myanmar's total eradication of TB anytime soon. Speaking last week at a meeting jointly sponsored by World Health Organization and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Hard to Argue" HIV/AIDS Treatment Impossible in Developing World With Success of Program in Haiti, Opinion Piece Says

Partners in Health and its workers in Haiti "have already made it hard to argue that [AIDS] control is impossible," and "thanks to this growing effort ... the rich nations of the world now face a choice -- a choice about the kind of planet future... Read more »
TheBody.com

News & Views: Homophobia or Heterophobia?; Small New Step Toward HIV Eradication; Life on the Road With HIV; and More

HIV News & Views, June 6, 2013 - TheBody.com June 6, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Reggie Smith: Is It Homophobia or... Read more »
Ask the Experts

LASIK Impossible for HIV patients?

I see that Dr. Conway has answered a question, stating that LASIK surgery is fine for newly diagnosed HIV patients who will never progress to AIDS. I just returned from a LASIK doctor's office, where a staffer told me that the FDA prohibits...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have had dozens of HIV+ patients undergo LAKIK surgery in Minnesota without problems-the advice from that doctor's office is incorrect and inappropriate. KH... Read more »

Low Viral Load, Impossible to Transmit?

Someone we know has married an HIV+ person. His attitude towards HIV is very concerning for our family. He point blank, word for word said that it was IMPOSSIBLE to get HIV from HIM because his HIV is not contagious since his T Cells are low. (I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
HIV, even with an undetectable viral load, is potentially transmissible. For instance, his blood-to-blood scenario would definitely be extremely risky! However, without very specific circumstances blood-to-blood, unprotected sex, sharing... Read more »

It must be almost impossible!

Dear Dr. Bob,First off all thanks for all the work you and your collegues put into this site.I have studied yours and others statistics for catching HIV during one single encounter. This means if all your partners are HIV positive right? Then it is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tony,Your facts are correct, but your understanding of the statistic isn't quite right. A 0.1 to 3 percent per episode probability risk of transmission does not mean "1 per 300 intercourses." The risk is actually the same for each... Read more »

"Difficult...not impossible" ..Rocco from The Godfather

Hello Doc,Godfather quotes are to Dr. Frascino like the Bat-signal is to Batman. Please help me with your best Karma and answers to the following:I fingered a girl for hire - unfortunately I bite my nails and had a couple of cuts. They were not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The estimated statistical risk figures you mention are for evaluating the relative risk of a specific activity for a large population. They cannot be applied to an isolated specific event. So your math is faulty or at least "fuzzy." I... Read more »
Connect With Others

for impossible or esmerelda....

Posted by derrick92
PLEASE answer the 3 ?s seperately. today, a friend of mine was showing me a paper and i felt his hand brush against my nose. now what concers me is that i didnt see if he had any cuts and dotn kno if he has hiv or not, and no boogers either; i... Read more »

For Impossible . . . .

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
That german singer Nadja Benaissa was found guilty of the charges against her of causing grevious bodily harm , and attempted bodily harm , by having unprotected sex when she knew she had the virus and not informing her lovers , (3) .
She... Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
I'm sure most of the forum members have seen the latest good news story doing the rounds. I feel quite hopeful that this might be the big news story developing.
We have to have hope even if its slim hope. Ive enclosed a brief on the story if you... Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
I'm sure most of the forum members have seen the latest good news story doing the rounds. I feel quite hopeful that this might be the big news story developing.
We have to have hope even if its slim hope. Ive enclosed a brief on the story if you... Read more »