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When Did Hiv Come To America

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Test Positive Aware Network

Positively Aware Magazine Announces "A Day With HIV in America" Photo Essay Which Will Illustrate a Day in the Life With HIV

Chicago, Ill. -- To commemorate World AIDS Day, Positively Aware magazine is compiling a photo essay entitled "A Day with HIV in America." On September 21, people from all across the country, both HIV-positive and negative, care providers,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Photographs From "A Day With HIV in America" Now Online

Chicago, Ill. -- Just six weeks ago, more than 120 people across America captured a moment of their day to show the world the challenges and resolve of living with HIV. The poignant images and powerful stories of that day, Wednesday, September 21,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

"If They Could Just See" -- A Day With HIV in America

Jeff Berry is the editor of Positively Aware and national spokesman for "A Day with HIV in America." "I wish people who don't understand what living with HIV means could just see ______." Many of us can fill in that blank; that "I wish people... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV - SA to America

Yesterday I went through your whole website. I was stunned to see how much information is out there. Iv been HIV+ for just over a year, and I can honestly tell you that South Africa has the highest AIDS rate in the world and we are the most...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I appreciate your comments about this website. I have no practical advice for you regarding immigration. You might want to check with the US embassy or consulate in SA and see what is involved. I suspect this is not easy or cheap but but maybe... Read more »

re: HIV - SA to America

In regards to the person who asked about immigrating to the US.I was married last year to a woman with HIV and we are going through the immigration process. The US does have a waiver in place for people with HIV, it's called an I-601 (or I-690...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks much for this useful info!DW... Read more »

are men getting hiv from women in america?

hi dr. frascinoare men really getting infected with hiv from having sex with women in this country? i have still never met a poz guy who wasn't either a druggie or had an obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history. and i work with poz...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"An obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history???" and you say you're a nurse? Oh my, my, my . . . . Let me guess. You must come from one of those square states in the Middle Western part of the USA, right? And you work... Read more »

South America

I just found out that my girlfriend now slept with a stranger in South America last year. I live in the US. Do I have to be worried about contracting a different strain of the virus?If so, what types of measures should I take?I heard that there...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There are different strains of HIV. If you are concerned enough to get tested, let them know that the possible exposure happened in South America.... Read more »
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Doing an Essay on Aids/Hiv in america

Posted by Anonymous
Please if anyone can answer a few questions about living with Hiv/Aids. I attend Bryant and Stratton in Rochester NY and for my end of sememster project i choose to talk about Aids/Hiv in america. Would anyone mind answering just a few basic... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »

HIV+ retirees in Latin America

Posted by jeffnyc66
Exploring options for retirement. I've heard of Americans going to various Latin American countries to stretch their retirement dollar. Have any of you HIVers done this? I'm mostly concerned about the medical quality of care I can expect. Any tips,... Read more »

Canada and America

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How did the tests from 3 years ago improve ? in canada if im not mistaken they test for HIV 1 and 2 butin the states they have to test seperately for both right ? and other then elisa what else do they do in the labs ? and where do you go for rapid... Read more »