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What State Has Highest Hiv Aids Reported

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iowa: State Reports Highest Number of New HIV Cases in Eight Years

Iowa recorded 113 new HIV diagnoses in 2005, the most infections since HIV tracking there began, the state Department of Public Health (DPH) recently reported. New diagnoses had just recently begun edging down from Iowa's previous record 108 in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV, Hepatitis C Rates in Massachusetts Prisons Among Highest in United States, Report Says

The HIV and hepatitis C prevalence rates in Massachusetts prisons are among the highest in the United States, according to a study scheduled to be released this week by the Massachusetts Public Health Association , the Boston Globe reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Montgomery County, Ala., Has Highest HIV/AIDS Rate in State

There were 839 reported cases of HIV/AIDS in Alabama in 2008, and of those 122 were reported in Montgomery County, which had the highest number in the state per capita, the Montgomery Advertiser reports. Black residents comprised 70 percent of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV Reporting Policies by State

I am trying to do some research on which states require HIV reporting. I found that all states require physicians to report patients that have AIDS. The information I have found so far regarding reporting HIV is very dated...the most recent I found...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't think there have been any changes, but call the <A HREF="http://www.cdcnpin.org/">CDC</A> or state health department. MH... Read more »

Reporting in the state of PA

If I had intercourse with a man who were infected with HIV in the state of Pennsylvania would he have to report to the Department of Health so that someone could contact me???...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
In Pennsylvania, the Health Department does contact tracing and partner notification upon the request of an HIV infected individual. However, an infected person is not required to report sexual contacts. Pennsylvania law also does not require... Read more »

highest risk of transmission

I read elsewhere that a pregnant mother is more likely to transmit HIV to her child if she is RECENTLY infected. Is this true?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Because maternal to child transmission is more frequent when a woman has a high viral load it would be more likely for a pregnant women with a recent HIV infection[ the viral load is highest in the first 6 months following infection] to transmit HIV... Read more »

HIV reporting vs. AIDS reporting

In California, what are the requirements for MDs for reporting patients with AIDS vs. reporting for HIV+? Are names reported or just numbers?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
California only reports AIDS(by name) and does not report individuals who are HIV infected without evidence of AIDS.... Read more »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... Read more »

Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
Sat. July 9th 2005:New rules may ease HIV testing:by Carina Stanton, Seattle Times staff reporter:::More than 3,000 people in Washington state are infected with HIV but don't know it, state health officials estimate. They hope to reduce that number... Read more »