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Us Cases Of Hiv

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How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals, and iv drug users accounted for almost 80 percent of all of the 561,00 cases across the u.s. 1981-1995? also can you give me a rough estimate on how...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...gradually spread to the overall population. However Gay/Bisexual men and IDUs continue to have a disproportionate number of cases as compared to the overall population.Because we currently do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we can only... Read more »

Particular Case on HIV Testing

Dear Dr. Conway,Have submitted this question several times but never got an answer so I'm hoping... Read more »

Tracking of virus in case of a trial for HIV-transmission

HiI live in a country, Norway, where transmission of HIV - willed or by accident - is a crime. I'm... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Over 91,000 Newly Identified Cases of HIV In Uganda Last Year

... New Vision examines a Ugandan report released Thursday which says there were 91,546 newly identified cases of HIV among adults in 2008. Speaking in Kampala, during the release of the report, presidency minister Beatrice Wabudeya "advocated Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Laos Reports 3,395 Cases of HIV/AIDS, 960 Deaths new statistics from the Center for HIV/AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Infections, Laos in recent years has recorded 3,395 HIV cases, of whom 2,180 have progressed to AIDS and 960 have died. Estimates suggest there are actually 8,000 HIV cases in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

... Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth and eye of a Dallas police officer was using saliva as a deadly weapon was excessive, Read more »
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Three Cases of HIV Transmission to Infants Through Food Pre-Chewed by HIV-Positive Caregivers

...Goldman: Could you summarize your study? Kenneth Dominguez: Sure. Essentially, what we've uncovered is that there were three cases of children that we believe were HIV infected through the process of eating pre-masticated food from their... Read more »
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Documented Cases of HIV thru Oral Sex on Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are there any reported and documented cases of getting HIV thru performing oral sex on a woman ? Thanks. Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...something out. I took a flow cytometry test (look for cancer?) and will get results on Wed. I hope you would agree that my case is a little unusual, at least in terms of my cd4 counts. Its hard for me not to think that the CD4 results, may be... Read more »

Bigotry only aiding in more HIV cases!

Posted by paman1964, 3 Replies
...Bigotry and HIV becomes a bad combination when you cannot bring someone you love to meet your family and so on! Ignorance is a major cause of Read more »

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Francisco. But others questioned whether the information released about the virus justified the public announcement. Similar cases have been reported before, critics say, but have not led to epidemics. In 2003, for example, researchers in... Read more »