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Where Did The Hiv Virus Originated

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

In Heterosexuals, Transmitted HIV Strains Often Resemble Original Infecting Virus

A new study 1 has found that even though HIV diversifies widely within infected individuals over time, the virus strains that ultimately are passed on through heterosexual transmission often resemble the strain of virus that originally infected... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID-Supported Scientists Discover Origin of HIV-1

Today scientists reported that they have discovered the origin of HIV-1, the virus responsible for the global AIDS pandemic. A subspecies of chimpanzees native to west equatorial Africa has been identified as the original source of the virus. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Attempts to Explain Comments About Origins of HIV, Says Statements Taken Out of Context

Kenyan ecologist Wangari Maathai on Thursday -- one day before she was scheduled to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway -- attempted to "defuse a controversy" over previously reported comments she made about the possible origins of HIV,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Come sta? (Scientists trace AIDS virus origin to 100 years ago)

Salve! Dr Bob,Come va? Hope u are doing fine. Well I don't think I am any good in Italian, but was just giving u a dose of your own humour medicine. I wrote to you about an year back (remember the insurance story!!) and was so happy to have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Buon giorno ragazzo,You're right: your Italian kinda sucks. As for HIV being developed as a chemical warfare agent as part of the Cold War, nope! As it turns out, HIV has been around for more than 100 years. That puts it well before WWI, let... Read more »

HIV Origin

Hi Doc. What do you think about Tulane University's recent study that suggests SIV has been up to 75,000 years ago? How does data change what we thought we knew about HIV, its lethality, and its presence amongst human populations in the past?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I found the new information about simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) fascinating. However, it does not alter what we know about any aspect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is a related but quite different virus from SIV. The... Read more »

aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS)

did aids come from having sex with monkeys?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately, it's likely we may never know all the exact details about when, where and how HIV initially came into being. Our best evidence to date suggests HIV mutated from SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus). SIV has been identified in... Read more »

Question of all questions Aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS 2008)

I have a clinic where we work with people to help them stay healthy, addressing dietary issues, rehabilitation, etc... Our team consists of 10 alternative healthcare practitioners and have helped some hiv clients in the past. Often, I wonder if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Did the AIDS pandemic result from "monkeying around" with monkeys? Nope!Did it arise from overuse of antibiotics? Nope! See below. I'd also recommend you check out the information on www.aidstruth.org.Be well.Dr. Bobaids (ORIGIN... Read more »
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PERIODO VENTANA / HIV (idea original DNA)

Posted by TOLKIEN
A QUE SE DENOMINA PERIODO DE VENTANA?

El Perodo de Ventana o de seroconversin, se corresponde con el primer estado de la infeccin, es decir que, a pesar de un resultado negativo (no reactivo), la persona puede estar infectada y, por lo tanto,... Read more »

periodo de ventana/HIV (idea original DNA)

Posted by TOLKIEN
A QUE SE DENOMINA PERIODO DE VENTANA?

El Perodo de Ventana o de seroconversin, se corresponde con el primer estado de la infeccin, es decir que, a pesar de un resultado negativo (no reactivo), la persona puede estar infectada y, por lo tanto,... Read more »

PREVENIR CONTAGIO POR HIV (IDEA ORIGINAL DNA)

Posted by TOLKIEN
MEDIDAS DE PREVENCIN

TRANSMISION SEXUAL

La utilizacin del preservativo es el nico mtodo efectivo de prevencin de la infeccin por HIV en la medida en que sea utilizado correctamente y se respeten las condiciones de eficacia.

CONDICIONES DE EFICACIA

Cada... Read more »

MODOS DE TRANSMISION DE VIH (IDEA ORIGINAL DNA)

Posted by TOLKIEN, 1 Reply
EN QUE LUGARES DE NUESTRO ORGANISMO SE ENCUENTRA EL HIV?

El HIV se encuentra en todos los lquidos y fludos de nuestro cuerpo, pero slo en la sangre, el semen (includo el lquido pre-seminal), los fludos vaginales y la leche materna el HIV tiene la... Read more »