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Author Topic: Projecting Possible Future Courses of the HIV Epidemic in the United States  (Read 725 times)

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Offline ElZorro

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from http://www.thebody.com/content/art58074.html?ic=700100


"Rapidly expanding HIV prevention would not be easy, but it is achievable. It is estimated that HIV prevention efforts in the United States to date have averted more than 350,000 HIV infections and saved more than $125 billion in medical costs."


I think it's statistics like these that can help to influence federal spending on research and prevention..


Offline Boze

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It's not a statistic - it's a 'pull out  a random number out of my ass' calculation. A statistic is the % of HIV funding that goes toward vaccine/cure research - and it's like 5%. That's real scary imho.
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Aug08 - Seroconversion
Mar10 - Diagnosis; cd4 690 - VL 19,000
Apr10 - cd4 600
May10 - VL 4,500
Jun10 - started Atripla ; VL 113
Jul 10 - UD vl, CD4 590
Aug 10 - UD, CD4 810, 52%
Nov 10 - UD, CD4 980

 


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