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Number Of People Estimated Be Infected With Hiv In The Us

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Estimate the number of wasting person with AIDS

What is the approximate percentage to be used when trying to estimate the potential number of people living with CDC-defined wasting for a specific cumulative number of people living with AIDS? Is there an estimate to be used to determine...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...An important question. Afew years ago, before protease inhibitors,the estimate of wasting as the AIDS-defining diagnosis in HIV infection ranged from upwards of 20%. It was also essentially true that wasting (>10% involuntary weight loss, as the... Read more »

Population Mix: HIV Infections Through Sex

Hi Rick. I read in the Wall street Journal (4/16 p. B11 re: Life Insurance Covg.) that an estimated... Read more »

How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Estimates Numbers of People Living With HIV/AIDS in China Will Grow to 1.2 Million in 2011

... "China will have about 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS by the end of 2015, according to a report scheduled for formal release in the first half of" 2011, China's state-run news source Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Estimated Number of HIV-Positive People in China Is 650,000, According to Report by China's Health Ministry, WHO, UNAIDS

... The number of HIV-positive people in China is an estimated 650,000 in 2005, 30% lower than the country's previous estimate, according to a report Read more »
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Number of HIV-Infected Women Giving Birth in U.S. Increased 40% From 2000 to 2006, Estimates Show

...results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. My name is Suzanne Whitmore. I'm... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rate of New HIV Infections Among Blacks in South Carolina Six Times Higher Than Among Other Races, Health Department Estimates Find

...HIV test. In addition, more than 4,400 people participated in HIV education and risk-reduction programs. Tony Price, a spokesperson for DHEC, said that there is a "disparity" in the number of annual new HIV infections and that the health... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...prevention programs so we can prevent these infections from occurring in the first place," said Wolitski, acting chief of the CDC's HIV/AIDS prevention division. Men made up three quarters of people with HIV infections. The CDC previously... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...not believe HIV exists and/or causes AIDS and they too are responsible for increased numbers of infections. What the average person who reads material provided by AIDS Dissidents does not realize or know is this; AIDS dissidents have gone on to... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
...number of newly infected cases in Eastern Europe and Central Asia , 70% higher than 2004 figures. 30 percent: The rate by which HIV/Aids infection in China has risen this year. 1,500: The number of children worldwide that become infected with... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Then later on it Read more »