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Traveling To Usa With Hiv

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Travelling to the USA with HIV

Hi,I have been offered to go on a holiday to Florida in 6 months time and am unsure of the law regarding HIV. I have been on the US embassy site whish states i would require a visa as i have HIV. I have also read on this site that the ban has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay... Read more »

HIV + Travelling to U.S.

Hello i'm not sure if this is the right forum but I was recently diagnosed & i'm not on meds. I... Read more »

quick question re hiv & travel to U.S.

does a person from outside the US have to be tested negative for hiv before coming to US... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese HIV/AIDS Advocate Gao Says International Pressure Helped Persuade Officials to Allow Her to Travel to U.S. to Accept Award

...ceremony. When Gao refused, she was put under house arrest to prevent her from traveling to Beijing to apply for a U.S. visa, Hu said. However, Gao earlier this week said that she was told by Communist Party Deputy Secretary for Henan Chen... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Officially Ends HIV Travel Ban

...from a list of diseases 'of public health significance' that effectively barred any person infected with HIV from entering the United States." The rule announced by Obamaon Fridayimplemented the law. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon lauded the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

E.U. Members Express Concerns About U.S. Travel Regulations Related to Health, HIV/AIDS, the AP/ International Herald Tribune reports. The U.S. last week announced plans to introduce a Web-based, pretravel authorization system for foreigners wanting to enter the country. U.S. officials said the program would apply to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Houston Chronicle Examines U.S. HIV/AIDS-Related Travel Restrictions

... The Houston Chronicle on Sunday examined U.S. HIV/AIDS-related travel restrictions for visitors and immigrants. According to the Chronicle , the U.S. is one of 13 countries -- including Armenia, Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...that always scares them off... so I figure I should indulge my passions and do what I have always wanted to do... leave the United States. But now, I discover that there are no nations that I can find that will take an HIV+ person. I am gainfully... Read more »

traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 3 Replies law degree and after years of intense studies and coping with HIV I want to make true a dream I held on to a few years of traveling in South America. I was wondering whether someone has an experience of traveling with a bag full of medicine. I... Read more »

HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...guy who swore to be neg last March got me HIV poz diagnose 1/22/08. To make things worse, I am a Chinese citizen and I have to travel often across borders. Thank god I've received my green card couple years ago so no worry there. I haven't... Read more »

HIV Travel Restrictions

Posted by ScotCharles, 5 Replies
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