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When Was The First Case Of Hiv

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How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals, and iv drug users accounted for almost 80 percent of all of the 561,00 cases across the u.s. 1981-1995? also can you give me a rough estimate on how...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Worldwide, most of the people infected with HIV are heterosexual. In Africa, where the disease is believed to have begun in the late 1940s or early 1950s, this infection began Read more »

Particular Case on HIV Testing

Dear Dr. Conway,Have submitted this question several times but never got an answer so I'm hoping... Read more »


Hi Dr Bob,Firstly, I'd like to say what a fantastic forum you run here..I have been reading it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hong Kong Reports 104 HIV Cases in First Quarter

...Health Protection reported on May 26 that the "special administrative region" of China recorded 104 new HIV cases and 17 new AIDS cases in the first quarter of 2009. Eighty males and 24 females comprised the 104 HIV cases, whose routes of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scotland Records More Than 100 New HIV Cases During First Three Months of 2009

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at .... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: Hong Kong Reports 89 New HIV Infection Cases in First Quarter

...cases is undetermined, he said. The new HIV infections raise Hong Kong's total number of cases since 1984 to 3,701. The 17 new AIDS diagnoses in the quarter bring to 951 the number registered since 1985. In addition to endorsing condoms and safe... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Virginia Has 65 New HIV/AIDS Cases in First Six Months of 2005

... In West Virginia, 65 new HIV/AIDS cases were reported in the first six months of 2005, compared to 139 cases for all of last year, said Dr. Loretta Haddy, the Read more »
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Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of exudative tonsillitis and fever starting about... Read more »

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Nature 433, 788 (24 February 2005) New York draws fire over case of drug-resistant HIV ERIKA CHECK Rare, aggressive form of AIDS used to publicize dangers of unprotected sex. [WASHINGTON] A decision by New York Read more »

Documented Cases of HIV thru Oral Sex on Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are there any reported and documented cases of getting HIV thru performing oral sex on a woman ? Thanks. Read more »

Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Seattle

Posted by Anonymous
...Lifelong AIDS Alliance Bilingual HIV Prevention Case Manager Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management Read more »