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When Was Magic Johnson Diagnosed With Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Magic Johnson's Wife Cookie Johnson Participates in "I Stand With Magic" Campaign to Reduce HIV/AIDS Among Blacks

Former National Basketball Association player Earvin "Magic" Johnson's wife, Cookie Johnson, on Wednesday said she will take a leading role in Magic Johnson's five-year, $60 million "I Stand With Magic" campaign to fight HIV/AIDS among blacks, USA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson: Take AIDS Fight Into Black Communities

"When I was diagnosed with HIV 17 years ago, I worried about my health and my family. And I worried about what people might think of me. "This year, [CDC] reported that more than 230,000 Americans have HIV and are not aware of it. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Magic Johnson Combats AIDS Misperceptions

At a World AIDS Day briefing in Los Angeles today, basketball great Magic Johnson will launch a $60 million campaign aimed at cutting HIV/AIDS rates among African Americans by 50 percent in the next five years. Through a partnership with drug maker... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Magic Johnson's his wife

To Whom It May Concern,My friend who has a HIV diagnosed since 1993. We want to know what become of Magic Johnson's wife Cookie, Does she have a HIV [they are married] and have children. Is their children have HIV?Thank you for answer my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Colleen, To whom it may concern??? Well, since I'm the only one here, I guess that means me!Cookie Johnson is HIV negative, as are Magic and Cookie's kids. She was two-months pregnant when Magic tested HIV positive in 1991. This is... Read more »

Was there a dip in the birth rate 9 months after Magic Johnson's press conference announcing he had A.I.D.S.

Did the birth rate dip 9 months after Magic Johnson's press conference announcing he had A.I.D.S.? The same sexual practices that prevent A.I.D.S. also prevent pregnancy....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. On November 7, 1991, Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced at a press conference that he was infected with HIV. Therewere several studies that looked at the effects of the Magic Johnsonannouncement, and how... Read more »

question about magic johnson

magic johnson was infected or diagnosed in 1991. today he is at save viral levels (as far as i know) because he is on a potent drug cocktail. but how was he able to remain healthy from 1991 to 1996 before the better drugs came out? i know many...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I don't know the medical details for Magic Johnson so I will answer this question in a general sense. Some people are incidentally diagnosed with HIV infection on the basis of a blood test for insurance purposes. In this circumstance, the... Read more »

How did Magic Johnson become infected

How did Magic Johnson contract hiv? And how long has he been hiv positive....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Why do you ask? If Magic contracted the virus from a tainted blood transfusion rather than heterosexual sex, would it really make any difference? If I contracted the virus from a failed condom rather than an occupational exposure, would it... Read more »
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Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years

Posted by STDAsk, 2 Replies
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years relax on Italian getaway.The couple, who married in September 1991,... Read more »

Magic Johnson, Risk, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a few questions I havent seen discussed on here:

1) I wonder if any of you think Magic Johnson got this disease in some other fashion besides vaginal sex? It's so hard for a guy to get it that way, but not impossible. Also, he seems... Read more »

magic johnson

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Not to be insensitive but just wondering was magic johnson tested positive using elisa blood test or was it a pcr test? Just wondering I never heard how he found out.

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Posted by ScotCharles, 5 Replies
I have spent some hours looking at my old posts. I really must say I was a sour, old nettle when I began posting on this site. I was sick with a number of nasties and I had incompetent doctors. You helped me through that bad patch as well as some... Read more »