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Is Hiv No Longer A Death Sentence

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is hiv a death sentence

Dr. Bob,Im sure many readers have this question: there seems to be a debate whether hiv is a death sentence in 2008 or whether it is possible for one who gets infected today in 2008 to live a normal life able to pursue a career have a family and so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have a family and so forth?" Absolutely. In fact, we already are doing that and have been for quite some time. Is HIV a death sentence? No. In fact, the only condition that I truly consider to be a death sentence is "being born." Absolutely no... Read more »

HIV =Death Sentence?

Dr. Young:Hello. Is HIV infection still a death sentence? And What is HAART?Thanks,Orla Read more »

is aids an automatic death sentence for all involved sexually

is there a chance that if i come in contact with someone who has beenaffected that i would not be... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

French Attorneys Agree to Represent Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death in Libyan HIV Infection Case

...infected. Libyan Foreign Minister Abdelrahman Shalgham in December 2004 said that the government might reconsider the death sentences of the health workers if the children's families were compensated by Bulgaria. Othmane al-Bizanthi, a Libyan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Libya Urges Bulgaria to Pay Blood Money to Lift Death Sentences on Medics in AIDS Case

...sentence to be avoided if the victims' families receive a "diya," or blood money payment. Libyan officials have suggested the death sentences could be reconsidered if the families are compensated and those children who remain alive are treated.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death in HIV Case Demand Compensation for Torture While Detained in Libya

...infected. Libyan Foreign Minister Abdelrahman Shalgham in December 2004 said that the government might reconsider the death sentences of the health workers if the children's families are compensated by Bulgaria ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Court Sentences Medical Workers Accused of Infecting Libyan Children With HIV to Death; Defense to Appeal Ruling

...decision. And we appeal to the Libyan authorities to immediately become involved in the name of justice ... reject these absurd sentences and free the nurses and the Palestinian doctor" (Winfrey, Reuters/ Mail and Guardian , 12/19). "I am... Read more »
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Possible infection

Posted by THR, 2 Replies
...thing and had unprotected sex. Neither of us had an orgasm, but I was in him a long long time. Today he told me that he is HIV pos, and his viral load is near 170,000. I went to the doctor right away. It is probably too late to do anything,... Read more »

what do you think about...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...When you hear that someone has AIDS what do you think? What did, if you have AIDS, think when you first got diagnosed with AIDS!? Please answer these questions to Read more »

HIV not a death sentence!

Posted by paman1964, 1 Reply
They have new meds today that can prolong life for years! Bombivir and Sustiva are a few to name! @ friends of mine have lived for 20 yrs on the new drugs! Read more »

Terrified...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I got an HIV test at my doctor's office last Saturday. It is only a month after potential exposure with prostitutes (condom for intercourse, Read more »