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Number Of People Infected With Hiv Worldwide

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of People Worldwide Living With HIV/AIDS Increases in All Regions; Nearly 40 Million People Have Virus, UNAIDS/WHO Report Says

The number of people living with HIV/AIDS over the past two years has increased and the worldwide total now stands at nearly 40 million, according to a report released on Tuesday by UNAIDS and the World Health Organization , Reuters UK reports.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increasing Number of HIV Cases Among Young People Worldwide Highlights Need for Sexual Behavior Change Among Youth, Study Says

"Factors That Shape Young People's Sexual Behavior: A Systematic Review ," Lancet : Almost half of new HIV cases worldwide occur among people ages 15 to 24, making efforts to change sexual behavior among youth a vital component in the fight against... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

South Africa Has Highest Number of New HIV Infections Worldwide: Survey

This article was reported by Mail & Guardian . The Mail & Guardian reported that HIV prevalence among South Africans rose to 12.2 percent in 2012 (6.4 million HIV-infected people), according to the Human Sciences Research Council's... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Pre infection/post infection Lymph numbers: usual course?

My pre infection Lymph percent and total were much lower (in the low twenties for percent and normal, but just under 2,000 for Lymph total) - now, 28 months after infection, my Lymph percent ranges from the high 30's to most recently 50 percent...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The devil is in the details of your total lymphocyte count. I suspect given the CD4 counts you have now, that what you are seeing is an excellent immune response to HIV infection. What usually happens is you have an increase to some degree in CD8... Read more »

Number of people cured

Hi Nelson,Could you please tell me how many people are officially considered cured of HIV? There's so many different versions of the answer going around. Thanks so much....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I do not blame you for being confused! We have seen so many reports (some real and some bogus) out there about the cure.These are the people that have been reported so far and how they got cured (either complete eradication or functional cure where... Read more »

diagnosed aids cases statistics worldwide 1983-1996

I need to know the total diagnosed AIDS cases through the years of 1983-1996 the total of each year and the increase or decrease as the years passed. And the total diagnosed cases of AIDS to date....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. The following statistics are taken from the "HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Newsletter (September 1997), published by the World Health Organization (WHO) Office of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted... Read more »

Number of infected??? PLease answer.

Dr. Young,I was just wondering how many people in teh USA are known to be infected with HIV??? Thank you ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.The best data on this topic comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table12.htm). Their website has a wealth of HIV-related health statistics.The CDC estimates that... Read more »
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Time between infection and the CBC to show low WBC and Lymphocytes numbers

Posted by CharlieTrotter, 1 Reply
Hi

I'm an individual that has frequented commercial sex workers over the past couple of years (in between girlfriends). Each and every time I have used a condom. The best of my knowledge, none of the condoms have ever broken.

In July I had a CBC,... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
The day in numbers: 39.5 million

By Sunaina Gulati for CNN

(CNN) -- Some 39.5 million people are living with AIDS worldwide, according to a U.N. report released on Tuesday. "This year's report gives us real cause for concern," said U.N. AIDS chief... Read more »

BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


The past...

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Newly Infected and Got Numbers---COnfused?

Posted by pozboy2009, 1 Reply
So i finally have all my numbers and granted i have an appointment on friday morning to explain all this to me but wouldn't mind some knowledge beforehand. I dont even know what numbers are important (well i do but i can't tell which ones they are... Read more »