Statistic Concerning The Spread Of The Hepatitis Virus
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A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United StatesPlease note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including... Read more »
A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United StatesPlease note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The HIV-risk statistics I quote are merely statistical estimates that give relative risk. They are not meant to be applied to a specific coupling to gage actual risk. Rather they help advise someone of the relative risk of one type of activity... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from your brief boozy blow job is extremely low. The CDC's per-act statistical estimate for acquiring HIV from insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 0.5 per 10,000 exposures. Your... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineThere are many epidemiologic studies that have evaluated the transmission of hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Through these studies we learn what is - and what is not - a risk factor for hepatitis B or hepatitis C transmission. Based on these studies,... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your questions. In regard to the spread of HIV in the USA:Since we do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we do not have very good data regarding the recent spread of HIV in the United States. But based on limited data from the states... Read more »
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Posted by ms203, 2 RepliesOk there have been a hugh leap in recent studies that Gay and Bi-sexual men are more likely to contact Hiv.
My question is , If so why do men continue to do such unsafe sex methods??? I'm a Heterosexual, although I did receive oral from a man before... Read more »
Posted by statusCunknown, 1 ReplyHi, I'm new to this board and wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself.
My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver.
Over 5... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHello everyone-
Now lets all think about this HIV thing with a clear realistic head for a minute..
There are an estimated 950,000-1M cases of HIV/AIDS in North America including Canada. There are an estimated 40K new cases each year ( CDC-but who... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan anyone help me? I have tested negative at 60 days with an ELISA. Also negative on DNA and RNA VL at 52 days post exposure. What are the odds if anyone knows about testing negative at 60 days and then being positive? ANy info is helpful. ... Read more »
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