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Why Is Hiv And Aids Such A Rapidly Spreading Disease In Africa Communities

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...46,684 with definitive diagnoses of KS, and 41,873 with definitive diagnoses of disseminated MAC (personal communication). In developing countries, patterns of both rare and endemic diseases have changed dramatically as HIV has spread, with a far greater toll now being exacted among the young and middle-aged, including well-educated members of the middle class. In developing countries, the emergence of the HIV epidemic has dramatically...
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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 »

HIV is not the cause of AIDS

Why do doctors keep prescribing toxic medications for HIV when HIV is not the cause of AIDS. The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...back with the second half, it causes one's jaw to drop. She has paid the ultimate price for her ill-founded beliefs and for spreading life-threatening misinformation to thousands -- she has paid with the life of her own child. Yet she clings to... Read more »

living with aids

my 34yr old son in africa has aids and he is so hurt he wants to spread it all over, I am scared for my other children and and the community , what do I do??
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...talk some sense into him. Inflicting HIV on other people will surely not give him relief from his own problems. It will only spread the misery to others. As for your other children, you need have any fear of casual contact, but if you think he... Read more »

HIV and AIDS (AIDS DENIALISTS)

I've got a BSc in Chemistry and maths (Statistics major). Recently ourt of intrigue I studied the HIV/AIDS information. I was shocked to discover that HIV has never been isolated and is therefore a theoretical virus. This is despite Gallo's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...back with the second half, it causes one's jaw to drop. She has paid the ultimate price for her ill-founded beliefs and for spreading life-threatening misinformation to thousands -- she has paid with the life of her own child. Yet she clings to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Empowerment of Grassroots Communities, Provision of Condoms, Antiretrovirals Slowing Spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, Report Says

... The mobilization of grassroots communities and the provision of condoms and antiretroviral drugs are beginning to slow the spread of Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a World Bank report released on Wednesday in Kigali, Rwanda, Reuters... Read more »
UNAIDS

HIV Causing Tuberculosis Cases to Double in Africa

...initiative to rapidly expand DOTS by increasing access to high quality TB drugs. TB germs are transmitted through the air, spreading from person to person through coughing, sneezing or even talking. As the disease progresses, it is characterized... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Church Offers Free HIV Tests

... In an effort to stop HIV/AIDS from spreading further into the African-American community, Louisville's Forest Baptist Church is hosting free HIV testing days on Wednesday, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Addresses NAACP Convention, Pledges to Address HIV/AIDS With Organization

...NAACP to launch a nationwide effort aimed at increasing access to rapid HIV tests because "one of the reasons the disease is spreading so quickly is many don't realize they have the virus." Bush also spoke of the effects of HIV/AIDS worldwide,... Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is somewhat at odds with data from other parts of the country including several East Coast communities where infection is spreading rapidly among women and intravenous drug users. "A very alarming silence has descended over our community with... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...having sex with men who are injection drug users accounted for 28 percent of HIV-infected people. Injection drug use, which spreads the blood-borne virus via contaminated needles, contributed 19 percent of the HIV cases. Blacks make up 12... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...relationships with women) who do not define themselves as gay but who are engaging in unprotected sex with men. Unfortunately, with the spread of HIV, there are now what is referred to as Bug Chasers and Gifters. Bug chasers are individuals who... Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments... Read more »