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Transmission Of Aids

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transmission of aids

A 10yrs old boy had eaten panipuri about 10 days ago and fell sick, later when he had his health check done doctors diagnosed that he had AIDS. His parents couldn't believe it....Then the entire family under went a checkup none ofthem was...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Not true as I understand the case.Here's a link to a review of the puri puri case:http://www.hoax-slayer.com/aids-burger.htmlBY... Read more »

unusual transmission of aids

Hello, About two years ago I was bit by a monkey on a beach in Viet Nam. I was treated at a... Read more »

aids transmission

hi.i m an ophthalmologist.before a month i examined an aids patient who feels a foriegn body in his... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Warns Gay Transmission of AIDS Gaining Pace

Observing World AIDS Day, officials in China on Tuesday warned that the epidemic is now spread mainly through sex, and that disease-related stigma is not helping matters. "The AIDS epidemic has already spread from high-risk groups to ordinary... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda Launches Plan to Eliminate Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS by 2015

Uganda has launched a new HIV/AIDS prevention strategy for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015, a senior ministry of health official said Wednesday. Objectives include adopting of a more cost-effective treatment regimen,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Do Unsafe Tetanus Toxoid Injections Play a Significant Role in the Transmission of HIV/AIDS? Evidence From Seven African Countries

Sexual transmission is generally considered to be the main factor driving the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa. However, some recent studies have asserted that iatrogenic transmission should be considered as an important infection route. Specifically,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Delegates Call on Countries to Do More to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS

Delegates from 15 African countries this week concluded a three-day workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, examining how countries can improve their efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, VOA News reports. WHO Family and Reproductive... Read more »
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HIV transmission question

Posted by smr, 1 Reply
I posted this earlier and it seems to have disappeared - forgive me if I'm overlooking something and making a duplicate posting. I am just wondering if anyone out there has personal knowledge of an HIV-positive woman who's viral load is... Read more »

any good resources about transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a 27 yr old female who was diagnosed hiv+ 4 months ago. I
started my meds and w/in a month had gotten the virus to an
undetectable state and my CD4 count up. I am dealing w/ things
pretty well mostly b/c my family and the few friends I have
chos... Read more »

Question on the methodology of transmission

Posted by Anonymous
Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!

I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning the chance of seroconversion assuming that HIV has... Read more »

QUESTION ON TRANSMISSION PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous




Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!

I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of
the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning Read more »