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Largest Carriers Of Aids Virus

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Reports Highest Annual Increase in AIDS Virus Carriers in 2005

South Korea recorded 680 new HIV infections last year, its highest-ever annual increase since the nation's first diagnosis in 1985, health officials said Monday. That brings the total number of South Koreans known to have HIV to 3,829, 721 of whom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Use World's Fastest Supercomputer to Create the Largest HIV Evolutionary Tree

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory are using the ultimate supercomputer to analyze genetic sequences from more than 400 HIV-infected people to help find a vaccine against HIV/AIDS. The "Roadrunner" computer is being used to compare... Read more »
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Scientists Use World's Fastest Supercomputer to Create the Largest HIV Evolutionary Tree

Los Alamos, N.M. -- Supporting Los Alamos National Laboratory's role in the international Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology (CHAVI) consortium, researchers are using the Roadrunner supercomputer to analyze vast quantities of genetic sequences... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Confused about carriers and transmitters of the hiv virus.

My partner is Hiv positive, he says that he is a carrier. I have unprotected sex with him but I have been tested 4 times since we have had unprotected sex and the results are negative. I don't understand this. Can anyone help me out on this?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There is no such thing as an "HIV carrier" who can not transmit the virus to others. That you did not contract the virus after your four episodes of unprotected sex with a positive partner is lucky. Fortunately not every HIV exposure... Read more »

hiv aids carrier

am so confused. my hubby was tested poz last year oct. i hav been going for hiv testing since i got married and the results have always been negative. this is now 4 months and stil negative. last month my 1 year son got ill for over a week i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You want me to "varnish" you with the correct information??? OK, hang on, I'll get my paint brush.Your doctor said what??? I think it's time you found a more competent physician!Regarding your HIV-positive hubby, he should... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." See below.Dr. Bobis there such thing as HIV- carriers?Mar 13, 2007 Hello Doc, I have tested negative for HIV out to six months and believe I am negative per the recommendations of this site... Read more »

chronic HBV carrier infected with hiv

dear Dr.,As a chronic hbv carrier, if i'm infected with hiv, can hbv delay hiv seroconversion. 3 months still negative...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would be much more concerned about delayed seroconversion in the setting of acute HBV infection - not a chronic carrier state.... Read more »
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Living With the AIDS Virus

Posted by Anonymous
Here's a topical book by SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, edited by:SAMIRAN PANDA,ANINDYA CHATTERJI,ABU S ABDUL-QUADER
It traces the evolution of the HIV epidemic in India and documents how the largest democracy in the world has responded to it. It... Read more »

Insurance carrier in NY/CT?

Posted by willy, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows of insurance carriers in the NY/CT area that are particularly good to deal with if you have HIV? Or any that I should avoid? My COBRA policy is running out soon, my new employer doesn't provide insurance and I need... Read more »

OZONE PROVEN TO KILL AIDS VIRUS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I PURCHASED A MEDICAL OZONE DEVICE.VERY HIGH QUALITY DEVICE.IF USED PROPERLY IT IS COMMONLY REPORTED TO KNOCK OUT AIDS.THE CONCEPT AND DEVICE IS DEFAMED BY FDA AND AMA BECAUSE OF SPECIAL INTERESTS AND IGNORANCE IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY.THE... Read more »