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How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. At this time, we cannot say what is the longest amount of time a person can live with HIV. This is because there are some people who have been infected for many years (since the epidemic was first recognized in... Read more »

Dr. bobs genes (LIVING LONGER WITH HIV/AIDS)

hey Bob, r u like a long term survivor yourself. you have been poz for some time is this because of... Read more »

Protease Inhibitors and Living with HIV/AIDS

Just wondering, is there a train of thought that protease inhibitors may ultimately prevent the... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On January 28,... Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

Tell HHS That Black Women Openly Living With HIV/AIDS Should Be Represented on PACHA

Washington, D.C. -- The National Black Women HIV/AIDS Network is asking you to sign onto a letter to the United States Department of Health and Human Services regarding the lack of representation of black women openly living with HIV/AIDS on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

About 250,000 Ethiopian Children Living with HIV/AIDS

Nearly 250,000 Ethiopian children are living with HIV/AIDS due to mother-to-child transmission (MTCT), according to Teklu Belay, head of the AIDS and STD team of Ethiopia's Health Ministry. Directives for training health workers to reduce MTCT have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Journalists Living With HIV/AIDS in East Africa Establish Network to Promote Media Coverage

Journalists living with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have established a network -- called Journalists Living with HIV/AIDS -- in an effort to increase media coverage of and engagement with HIV/AIDS issues, the New... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with... Read more »

Living in China with HIV/AIDS

Posted by geekboy75
This is a shot in the dark but here goes. I am living in Beijing, China and my partner was recently diagnosed HIV positive. CD4 count is hovering around 200. Is there anyone out there who's living with HIV in China (or with an infected partner)?... Read more »

Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Hi! I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS. In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for... Read more »

Documentary Project on Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by pbrown, 2 Replies
Hi! I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS. In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for... Read more »