Hiv Transmission Rates

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Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... Read more »


What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Releases Data on HIV Transmission Rates in U.S.

... CDC in a research letter published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes released updated estimates of HIV transmission rates in the U.S., Reuters reports. According to the letter -- written by researchers from CDC and ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana Has Lowest Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rate in Africa, Study Says

...pregnancy through six months of breastfeeding is a safe and effective strategy for preventing mother-to-child-transmission of HIV/AIDS while allowing for the benefits of breastfeeding," Mmegi Online writes (Baputaki, 7/28). Back to other news... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana Reduces Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rate to Less Than 4%, Boston Globe Reports

...infants worldwide contract HIV from their mothers annually, accounting for about 12% of new HIV cases in 2006, according to UNAIDS . Under the country's program, which began in 2001, all pregnant women receive an HIV test unless they refuse... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission: Rate in U.S. Is Approximately 4 Percent Per Year

...levels. Past HIV prevention work has been successful but we have much work to do." The full report, " Estimation of Annual HIV Transmission Rates in the United States, 1978-2000 ," was published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency... Read more »
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