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Which Nation Has The Highest Rate Of Hiv Infections

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estonia: Baltic State May Have Highest HIV Rate Outside Africa -- Officials

"The infection of people with HIV is out of control in Estonia," Maarike Harro, director of the National Institute for Health Development, told a press conference Friday in Tallinn. "In cases per million people, Estonia is in the worst position in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Data Show Wisconsin Has Highest HIV/AIDS Survival Rate in Nation, Group Says

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Chief Operating Officer Mike Gifford said that Wisconsin has the highest survival rate for people with the HIV/AIDS nationwide, WPR News reports. Gifford said that CDC data indicate that Wisconsin and Minnesota... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mississippi Has Eighth Highest-HIV/AIDS Rate Among Young Adults in Nation, Among Top in Teen Pregnancies

"Mississippi is among the top states in the nation in the spread of HIV and AIDS among pre-teens to young adults, as well as pregnancies in the same age groups," according findings from CDC's latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report issued last... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What are the rates of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in the USA?

What states in the US are reported to have the highest rate of HIV infected people? What cities? Is HIV II really still very rare in the US or is it growing like HIV I did before people knew about it? Thank you for your help....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to the rates of HIV in the United States:Unfortunately, since HIV is presently not reportable in all states and cities, nobody can answer your question. All we can say is that in the USA, it is estimated that... Read more »

Lowest ever, highest ever question

Ben,In following up on your answer below, when you say the 'lowest ever CD4...', do you mean after the primary or acute infection phase? My understanding is that during these initial stages, CD4 counts falls way down (VL's go way up)...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear Confused-I'm sorry that this wasn't clear in the first post. Since the vast majority of persons with HIV never get CD4 counts or viral loads performed during acute infection (that is to say that most are diagnosed in the chronic... Read more »

highest risk of transmission

I read elsewhere that a pregnant mother is more likely to transmit HIV to her child if she is RECENTLY infected. Is this true?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Because maternal to child transmission is more frequent when a woman has a high viral load it would be more likely for a pregnant women with a recent HIV infection[ the viral load is highest in the first 6 months following infection] to transmit HIV... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites.... Read more »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... Read more »

Preventing the increasing rate of HIV infections

Posted by PeaceandLove, 3 Replies
So Ive been thinking about this for awhile and wanted to post this but wasnt sure if I should, but after reading an article today that I noticed on CNN, I thought it was a sign that I should post it. The article was basically about how HIV... Read more »

CDC infection rates estimate.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The CDC estimates that half the gay population is infected with hiv. The question is how do they know they are if they have not tested?

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