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Spread Of Hiv In Africa Statistics

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...46,684 with definitive diagnoses of KS, and 41,873 with definitive diagnoses of disseminated MAC (personal communication). In developing countries, patterns of both rare and endemic diseases have changed dramatically as HIV has spread, with a far greater toll now being exacted among the young and middle-aged, including well-educated members of the middle class. In developing countries, the emergence of the HIV epidemic has dramatically...
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Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »

Question of all questions Aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS 2008)

I have a clinic where we work with people to help them stay healthy, addressing dietary issues, rehabilitation, etc... Our team consists of 10 alternative healthcare practitioners and have helped some hiv clients in the past. Often, I wonder if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and voila! We now have a previously unknown retrovirus with the unique ability to destroy the human immune system and which is spread through humanity's favorite pastime! We've now uncovered HIV in plasma samples stored as far back as 1959 from a... Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs to dispell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...obviously have no incentive to worry about or create a stable future society or even a sustainable civilization. No reason to cure AIDS or cancer, to fix global warming or the environment or to work toward a stable geopolitical or economic... Read more »

living with aids

my 34yr old son in africa has aids and he is so hurt he wants to spread it all over, I am scared for my other children and and the community , what do I do??
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...talk some sense into him. Inflicting HIV on other people will surely not give him relief from his own problems. It will only spread the misery to others. As for your other children, you need have any fear of casual contact, but if you think he... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Mataka Urges Women to Address Cultural Practices That Fuel Spread of Disease

... United Nations Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Elizabeth Mataka on Sunday in Lusaka, Zambia, called on women to openly discuss and increase awareness of harmful cultural Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Empowerment of Grassroots Communities, Provision of Condoms, Antiretrovirals Slowing Spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, Report Says

... The mobilization of grassroots communities and the provision of condoms and antiretroviral drugs are beginning to slow the spread of Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a World Bank report released on Wednesday in Kigali, Rwanda, Reuters... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Violence, Discrimination Against MSM in Africa Jeopardizing Efforts to Reduce Spread of HIV, Advocates Say

...French nongovernmental organization AIDES and its partners -- advocates highlighted the vulnerability of MSM in Africa to HIV/AIDS. It is estimated that on average, HIV rates among MSM are four to five times higher than the general population,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Spread of TB in Africa Fueled by HIV/AIDS, Other Factors, Perspective Piece Says

...between" people with active TB and HIV in "clinics, hospitals and the broader community." Other factors that contribute to the spread of TB in Africa include weak health systems, inadequate laboratories, conditions that promote transmission of... 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, Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa will be 19% lower. In the United States, there are 980,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and 45,000 newly infected. In Canada, 65,000 people are infected with HIV. The rates of infection among our... Read more »

Don't believ the B/S being spread

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...japantoday > national Number of newly infected HIV patients sets record Tuesday, July 27, 2004 at 08:00 JST TOKYO The number of newly infected HIV patients between late March Read more »

Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...treatment does little or nothing to mitigate the horizontal infectivity factor {B}. So usage of the cocktail is exacerbating the spread of AIDS. SI model: dS/dt = s-uS-BSI dI/dt=BSI-cI We need to be honest about this since several African... Read more »