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Why Hiv And Aids Such Rapid Spreading Diseases

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...for HIV, that HIV can be transmitted to other people through saliva, spit and/or oral mucosa via kissing, sharing utensils, or sharing glasses. This is not true. For more information, see this website's section on How HIV is Spread. A rapid test runs for 20-40 minutes, after which you will receive a result. Rapid tests are extremely accurate. However, since rapid tests have a small margin of error (ranging from 1 to 3 per 1,000), all...
Ask the Experts

Delayed HIV seroconversion can take 7 years or more

Look at the article from http://www.hivsymptomsonline.com/seroconversion.html is information correct? i have negative hiv test uot to 18 months but i am concerned about the conclusiveness of the results! Your comment on the articleSeroconversionThe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The text is misleading. They are trying to say that symptoms related to HIV may take seven years or longer to manifest. The detection of anti-HIV antibodies in the blood (seroconversion), however, occurs Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test...which could mean the virus is long gone and antibodies are present. He also shows evidence that it is nearly impossible to spread HIV sexually. He has documented cases of HIV infected people remaining healthy after 10 years of no... 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
...and voila! We now have a previously unknown retrovirus with the unique ability to destroy the human immune system and which is spread through humanity's favorite pastime! We've now uncovered HIV in plasma samples stored as far back as 1959 from a... 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
...and voila! We now have a previously unknown retrovirus with the unique ability to destroy the human immune system and which is spread through humanity's favorite pastime! We've now uncovered HIV in plasma samples stored as far back as 1959 from a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Warns of Rapid Spread of AIDS in Afghanistan

...High levels of intravenous drug use and unsafe blood transfusions in Afghanistan could lead to a rapid spread of HIV, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Sunday. WHO is funding the first national survey to investigate the levels Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Risk Factors, Misconceptions Could Lead to "Rapid Spread" of Virus in Egypt, Daily News Reports

...Although Egypt has a low HIV prevalence at 0.02%, numerous risk factors and misconceptions about the virus could lead to a "rapid spread" of the disease, Egypt's Daily News reports. According to the News , factors such as overpopulation... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Urban Growth, Social Mobility Contributing to Rapid Spread of HIV in Botswana, NPR Reports

...development of Botswana's infrastructure, including transportation, urban growth and social mobility, has contributed to the rapid spread of HIV in the country, NPR's " All Things Considered " reports. With 38% of the adult population in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Must "Move Quickly" to Control Spread of HIV Because "Situation Could Worsen Rapidly," NEJM Perspective Says

... Health experts are optimistic that China can control the spread of HIV, but the country must "move quickly" because "the situation could worsen rapidly," Bates Gill of the Center for Strategic Read more »
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Rapid Testing in Canada

Posted by Regret101, 3 Replies
...Canada reading this lets get with the times and get rapid testing more available in Canada. I think it would also help stop the spread of the virus as many people have been unfaithful and what would one say to his/ her significant other with a... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...Dr Feachem said the finding was one of the most significant in the battle against Aids and offered real hope of slowing the spread of the virus. The issue is to be debated at the World Aids Congress, which opens in Toronto next week. Dr Feachem... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...will diagnose only about one of every 60,000 cases of acute HIV infection. And this is a considerable problem in reducing the spread of HIV The viral load test detects HIV itself, unlike the more standard HIV test, which detects only the... Read more »

RAPID HIV TEST-DO YOU'll READ THESE WHEN I POST?

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
...results, the Atlanta-based agency estimates. Those who are infected go untreated, spreading the virus unknowingly. The new tests, which give results in... Read more »