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What Is The Leading Cause Of Aids In Africa

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS-Related Illnesses Leading Cause of Death in South Africa in 2000, Medical Research Council Report Says

AIDS-related illnesses were the leading cause of death in South Africa in 2000, accounting for about 30% of all deaths nationwide, according to a Medical Research Council of South Africa report released on Tuesday, South Africa's Star reports.... Read more »
UNAIDS

Global HIV Prevalence has Levelled off; AIDS Is Among the Leading Causes of Death Globally and Remains the Primary Cause of Death in Africa

Geneva -- New data show global HIV prevalence -- the percentage of people living with HIV -- has levelled off and that the number of new infections has fallen, in part as a result of the impact of HIV programmes. However, in 2007 33.2 million [30.6... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Survey Reveals Leading Causes of Death

The effect of South Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic can be seen in the leading causes of mortality, which are TB, influenza, and pneumonia, a new report finds. "This should not be taken to mean that HIV and AIDS was not a direct contributor to a very... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Leading Causes

I presented a lecture on AIDS awareness and prevention to a middle school. While I was there, the professor asked me what the leading cause of death was in AIDS patients. I told him that I did not have an answer, but that I'd try to get one...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The leading causes of death have changed markedly in the last several years. I think wasting syndrome has become increasingly more common. You can check what the Centers of Disease Control have to say about this at cdc.gov.... Read more »

Does Stress lead to AIDS?

Doctor I read in a famous South Indian magazine that AIDS is transmitted due to radiations and stress eg. computer and telivision radiations. Is that true?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
This is very frustrating to hear. AIDS is caused by infection with the virus HIV. Period.The promotion of the idea that anything other that HIV causes AIDS is irresponsible and leads people to stop effective medications or prevent access to health... Read more »

does hiv cause aids/cofactors

I came across a "denialist film" hiv fact or fraud with duesberg/thomas/shyh ching lo's theorys and dont beleive it all but have some questions.If hiv infection is spread evenly 50/50 why are 90% of aids cases male?How can hiv cause...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
It is as remarkable as it is tragic that with the actual isolation of the causitive organism, the mapping of its genome, the introduction of medications that are designed specifically to inhibit the action of this virus, the dramatic change in... Read more »

Prove that HIV causes AIDS

There is a lot of talk on here about Duesberg and the Perth Group. You say that their so called 'dangerous' beliefs have been disputed time and time again yet this is not true. Many of the questions asked by some of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Detailed scientific answers to each and every one of your questions (many of which have been recycled for years by the dwindling number of people who refuse to believe science or common sense) are available at www.AIDSTruth.org. Check it out!... Read more »
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AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press

By MARIA CHENG

November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Where Are the Data?
If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately.

Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001

A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »

South Africa releases stats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
From:
http://www.statssa.gov.za/Publications/publicationsearch.asp?PN=fqtqz.t&PM=&PY=&PS=1

HIV/AIDS as an official cause of death in the year 2001 as available:

<1 year of age: 1.6% (1999)
1-4 years: 3.0% (down from 3.5% in 1999)
15-24... Read more »