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What Year Was The Hiv Virus Discovered

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it was discovered that i was hiv+ at the end of 93

Posted by Anonymous
It was discovered that I was HIV positive at the end of 93. I
have been with the same partner since 83. We (both) have never
played out side of our relationship. My partner is HIV negitive.
His last check up was the end of 96. The last time we had... Read more »

Gallo's New Virus

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c 2001 by satirist Marcel Girodian

FAMED AIDS SCIENTIST DISCOVERS NEW VIRUS

By Gina Kolada
The New York Times

Washington D.C. (December 17)--Dr. Robert Gallo, discoverer of the AIDS virus, stunned the scientific community today with the discovery of a... Read more »
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Husband-wife team discovering KS virus

Who were the husband and wife team that i read about that discovered the virus that causes ks? Where and when was the discovery? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Yuan Chang,MD and Patrick S. Moore, MD Two of the original references are below: 1) Chang Y, Cesarman E, et al. Identification of herpesvirus-like DNA sequences in AIDS-associated KS. Science. 1994;266:1865. 2) Moore PS, Chang Y. Detection of... Read more »

New Antibody Discovered for HIV

I have just watched a CNN interview with Dr. Fauci that revealed the discovery of a new antibody to fight the transmission of the HIV virus. Will this new antibody also become the basis for a possible cure for the disease. It sounds to good to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This information is still hot off the press and very preliminary. Perhaps we'll hear more at the upcoming International AIDS Meetings in Vienna. See below for what we know so far. Stay tuned to The Body and we'll keep you informed as... Read more »

discovering a friend is postive

my friend just learned that he has aids and that he doesn't have much to live, what happens now and how long does a person usually live upon discovering this diagnosis? he told me that the doctor told him that he waited too long but how i ask...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infection most often takes many years (average 10 but wide range) to damage the imune system before symptoms develop and life threatening infections are seen.I hope your friend has access to a good HIV specialist--often HIV treatment can reverse... Read more »

Are HIV antibodies present 6 years after exposure if the virus was dormant?

I had a possible exposure in 2003 or possibly before,and actually had 8 HIV tests back then spanning 7/8 months. Had taken blood antibody, PCR to <400, oral tests, and bDNA down to <50 copies. All negative.In 2009 which is now six years...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear M.HIV does not lie dormant in the body. We now know that the virus copies itself right from the first day of the infection. It is true that it can take years for symptoms to develop, but that is not because the virus is not growing. You have... Read more »
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Bionor Immuno AS

New Path to Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Discovered by Studying Immunologic Profile of Rare HIV Controllers

Oslo -- Based on encouraging results from pre-clinical research, Bionor Immuno AS, today announced intentions to take the therapeutic and potentially preventative HIV-vaccine candidate Vacc-C5 into a Phase I/II clinical trial. The research results... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Outbreaks Linked to Blood Transfusions Discovered in Central Asia Since Kazakh Doctors Were Convicted of Criminal Negligence

Outbreaks of HIV linked to blood transfusions have occurred throughout Central Asia since an outbreak of the virus was discovered at a children's hospital in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, the Chicago Tribune reports (Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune , 9/16). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

False Information in HIV/AIDS Prevention Study Discovered Two Years Ago, Not Included in Final Study, HHS Says

Despite recent reports that federally funded research on an HIV/AIDS prevention model may have included falsified information, HHS on Friday said that the data collectors involved were discovered two years ago and that the falsified information was... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Personal Perspective: Discovering Myself

I'm originally from Tehuaca, a small town in Mexico. I was raised to believe that I shouldn't have sexual feelings; that those were feelings only men have. I was taught that a women's purpose in life was to serve her husband and her family. I lived... Read more »