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Percentages Of Hiv In America

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HIV/AIDS Percentage in USA

What is the percentage of persons in the USA that have HIV/AIDS? And what rank is the United States on a global scale?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This was a test question I included last week on a test to second year medical students (if you are one of my students, No Cheating!). There are about 40 million people with HIV worldwide and about 1 million in the US. As a nation, the US ranked 65... Read more »

low cd4 percentage high cd8 percentage

I was diagnosed with HIV for a little over two months now. I am a 17 yr old 125 lb. guy... Read more »

Difference between CD4 percentage and CD4/CD3 percentage

Hello Dr MarkThanks in advance if you shed some light on my labs for me. My immunophenotype always... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Report: More Than Two Million People With HIV Across Latin America, Caribbean

Almost 200,000 new HIV cases were reported in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last two years, and together the regions have some 2.1 million people living with HIV/AIDS, according to a UN report released Monday. This year, there have been... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Spreading in Latin America From High-Risk Groups Into General Population, World Bank Report Says

Although Latin America has not experienced a widespread HIV/AIDS epidemic, the disease is spreading from high-risk groups into the region's general population, according to a World Bank report released on Tuesday, the AP/Las Vegas Sun reports. ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Budget Sequestration Will Undermine the Fight Against HIV in Black America

Today, federal budget sequestration is scheduled to go into effect. This will result in across-the-board cuts of 5.3 percent in most non-defense discretionary programs, including Ryan White, HIV prevention, HIV research, AIDS housing support, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young People at Risk: HIV/AIDS Among Americas Youth

In the United States, HIV-related death has the greatest impact on young andmiddle-aged adults, particularly racial and ethnic minorities. In 1998, HIV was thefifth leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 25 and 44. AmongAfrican... Read more »
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Doing an Essay on Aids/Hiv in america

Posted by Anonymous
Please if anyone can answer a few questions about living with Hiv/Aids. I attend Bryant and Stratton in Rochester NY and for my end of sememster project i choose to talk about Aids/Hiv in america. Would anyone mind answering just a few basic... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »

HIV+ retirees in Latin America

Posted by jeffnyc66
Exploring options for retirement. I've heard of Americans going to various Latin American countries to stretch their retirement dollar. Have any of you HIVers done this? I'm mostly concerned about the medical quality of care I can expect. Any tips,... Read more »

Canada and America

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How did the tests from 3 years ago improve ? in canada if im not mistaken they test for HIV 1 and 2 butin the states they have to test seperately for both right ? and other then elisa what else do they do in the labs ? and where do you go for rapid... Read more »