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AIDS Rate Among Urban Black Women Stuns Researchers
National Journal ^ | March 8, 2012 | 7:00 p.m. | Maggie Fox

Posted on 03/08/2012 9:11:39 PM PST by LucyT

Black women in six major U.S. cities have rates of infection with the AIDS virus that are five times higher than anyone thought, researchers reported on Thursday.

The findings stunned even the researchers doing the work – who already knew that the HIV epidemic in the United States is worse among blacks, and that young black women have a special risk.

“The fact that the rate for infections in these women is something like the rate in Congo is something that ought to get peoples’ attention,” Dr. Charles Flexner, a clinical pharmacologist and infectious-disease expert at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, who led the study, said in an interview.

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“Most of these women were not active injection-drug users. The vast majority were heterosexual.” Some were trading sex for drugs such as crack, but not all.

“A lot of these women are just young, sexually active folks in their teens, 20s, and 30s whose sexual partners are HIV infected and they don’t know it,” Flexner added. More than 40 percent of the women had no idea whether their sex partners had HIV.

(Excerpt) Read more at nationaljournal.com ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Society
KEYWORDS: aids; drugs; publichealth
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Women of all races account for a quarter of the 50,000 new HIV infections each year in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC estimates 1.2 million Americans are infected, and that 20 percent of them don’t know it. While the study found unexpectedly high rates of infection, the findings would not affect overall estimates about how many people are infected, Flexner said.

And 66 percent of the women newly infected each year are black, even though African-American women represent only 14 percent of the U.S. female population. “Nearly one in 30 black women will become infected with HIV in her lifetime,” the CDC says.

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1 posted on 03/08/2012 9:11:44 PM PST by LucyT
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To: LucyT

“Most of these women were not active injection-drug users. The vast majority were heterosexual.”

A stupid thing to say, since a heterosexual woman is more like to get HIV than a homosexual one - with other factors being equal.


2 posted on 03/08/2012 9:21:43 PM PST by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: babygene

Ana!!y Injected Death Serum (AIDS). Factoid: AIDS was originally called GRID (Gay-Related Immune Deficiency) but was later changed to AIDS.


3 posted on 03/08/2012 9:26:35 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: babygene

It’s what the male is doing behind her back that matters, so to speak (And a double entendre, too. Hehehe)


4 posted on 03/08/2012 9:29:22 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: LucyT

Illustration:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzspsovNvII


5 posted on 03/08/2012 9:31:28 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
It’s what the male is doing behind her back that matters, so to speak (And a double entendre, too. Hehehe)

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D R U G S !


6 posted on 03/08/2012 9:32:06 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: LucyT

Researchers are STUNED, I tell ya.


7 posted on 03/08/2012 9:32:11 PM PST by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: LucyT

These types of reports all tell similar stories.

But all stop short of identifying the real problem and the real solution, because it’s quite un-PC.

Hint: “Ye cannot serve both God and mammon” - Jesus Christ


8 posted on 03/08/2012 9:32:21 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (Stop feeding the beast; spend money only with those who support traditional American values.)
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To: LucyT

My Wisconsin Senator just released a bill highlighting the dangers of single parenthood as it relates to child abuse, of course he is underfire for this,even though everyone knows the dangers of the if it feels good do it lifestyle.


9 posted on 03/08/2012 9:32:41 PM PST by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: LucyT

Frankly, I don’t understand why their jaws are dropping. Why would this come as a surprise to the researchers?


10 posted on 03/08/2012 9:35:29 PM PST by MWestMom (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, But the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: LucyT

Clearly, they need more birth control pills or, better yet, IUDs. That will surely save these women.


11 posted on 03/08/2012 9:37:19 PM PST by petitfour
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To: LucyT; babygene

An exclusively homosexual women probably has zero chance of HIV infection. A normal hetrosexual women has a low chance of infection. A women who allows some creep to do anal sex to her has a much higher chance of infection just like in the male homosexual community.

Rear end sex causes more damage and chance of cross infection. That is one of many things the media doesn’t talk about.


12 posted on 03/08/2012 9:39:22 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: LucyT

Gee, I wonder why what is happening in Africa is happening here. Du, I can’t guess...


13 posted on 03/08/2012 9:40:07 PM PST by A Strict Constructionist (We're an Oligrachy...Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: MichaelCorleone
Hint: “Ye cannot serve both God and mammon” - Jesus Christ

The statistical principles of thermodynamics might give you a clue if you're of a rationalist bent. Ain't many of those though, I reckon.

14 posted on 03/08/2012 9:40:50 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: petitfour

Some of these nuts need IEDs in a closed room safely away from anyone else.


15 posted on 03/08/2012 9:41:57 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: FreeAtlanta

BINGO!

Even the youngest girls are imitating their role models like Rhianna, etc.


16 posted on 03/08/2012 9:48:14 PM PST by GracieOMalley
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

Brilliant!


17 posted on 03/08/2012 9:48:54 PM PST by The Duke
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To: LucyT

What is so ‘stunning’ about this?


18 posted on 03/08/2012 9:49:09 PM PST by jimnm
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To: MWestMom

Why would this come as a surprise to the researchers?


Political correctness.


19 posted on 03/08/2012 9:52:56 PM PST by volunbeer (Keep the dope, we'll make the change in 2012!)
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To: volunbeer

“Why would this come as a surprise to the researchers?”


Political correctness.

Looks like somebody got PC’d to death, literally.


20 posted on 03/08/2012 9:55:56 PM PST by MWestMom (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, But the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: LucyT

Might help them to not bed down with half the town, share needles, ect....ect.


21 posted on 03/08/2012 10:09:47 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: LucyT

22 posted on 03/08/2012 10:12:11 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: LucyT
The great un-PC secret of the AIDS epidemic is that it is MOSTLY transmitted anally. Different populations, and different continents, have much different rates of that perversion.

Several years ago, I was involved in a very minor accident in which I and another person were cut by the same sharp object. I went through months of testing and waiting (and taking coconut oil, glyceryl monolaurate, and BHT), before I got the all clear for HIV and a few other bloodborne things.

Being a scientist, naturally I read up on the various transmission probabilities (there wasn't a study on fishing accidents....) Anyway, ANAL "sex" was more than an order of magnitude higher than the next act. Really -- end sodomy, and the other methods of HIV transmission are probably not efficient nough to keep the epidemic going.

The inescapable conclusion is that anal sex is rife in the black community. That's why so many of their women are getting it. There's only one answer: repent.

...They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised. Amen. Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones. In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error

23 posted on 03/08/2012 10:12:39 PM PST by Rytwyng (I'm still fond of the United States. I just can't find it. -- Fred Reed)
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To: KoRn

Don’t Be Hatin’.. Aight!


24 posted on 03/08/2012 10:13:29 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: FreeAtlanta

“A normal hetrosexual women has a low chance of infection.”

It’s unfortunate, but the risk of infection from vaginal sex for the female is much higher than for the male, since it is transmuted through the exchange of body fluids.

The results of this study do not surprise me at all, considering that most blacks are not in a monogamous relationships.


25 posted on 03/08/2012 10:14:24 PM PST by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: LucyT

They won’t ask the most obvious question....how many were engaging in anal sex??? This according to at least some researchers is why the homosexual community is so hard hit and why the African nations are too. It is (at least in Africa) a common form of ‘birth control’


26 posted on 03/08/2012 10:14:37 PM PST by Nifster
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To: LucyT
“While we have always known that African-Americans had a higher risk of HIV infection than other American racial groups, this study confirms it and underscores the severity of the national and local problem, especially in cities,” Flexner said.

At the time Obamacare was being pushed through I went to the CDC's website to look at the disease by race breakdown. Blacks, and Hispanics, have higher rates of most diseases than do whites. Blacks are <14% of the population but accounted for 43% of ALL American AIDS cases. The higher rates of diseases in blacks and Hispanics is, IMHO, the reason for Obamacare. So many poor people with diseases that cost a whole lot of money to treat was breaking the bank. The government needed to get all the healthy middle and high income people to pay for their treatment. We're not permitted a say on how people conduct their lives, but they sure want us held responsible to pay for their mistakes.

27 posted on 03/08/2012 10:31:06 PM PST by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
Factoid: AIDS was originally called GRID (Gay-Related Immune Deficiency)

Buried truth:
GRID was first unofficially named WOG (Wrath Of God) by doctors who saw the initial influx of patients.

28 posted on 03/08/2012 11:38:33 PM PST by stormhill
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To: FreeAtlanta

Primary Cause: many black men are on the down-low, just like our “magic negro” , Bathhouse Barack.

When is the last time you had a HIV test, Moochelle??


29 posted on 03/09/2012 4:29:08 AM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: wetgundog

I doubt she needs one.... if you know what I mean.


30 posted on 03/09/2012 5:06:33 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: LucyT

>>...the HIV epidemic in the United States is worse among blacks...<<

Just like the national incarceration rate, the AIDS virus is clearly, unarguably, patently, self-evidently *RACIST*!

How could there *possibly* be any other explanation?


31 posted on 03/09/2012 6:00:24 AM PST by jaydee770
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To: LucyT

“More than 40 percent of the women had no idea whether their sex partners had HIV.”

This means that 60% of them KNEW, and had sex with them anyway?????


32 posted on 03/09/2012 7:21:34 AM PST by smalltownslick
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To: FreeAtlanta
Some were trading sex for drugs such as crack, but not all.

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Well. "Some, but not all". That's encouraging.

33 posted on 03/09/2012 7:24:04 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Nifster
They won’t ask the most obvious question....how many were engaging in anal sex??? This according to at least some researchers is why the homosexual community is so hard hit and why the African nations are too. It is (at least in Africa) a common form of ‘birth control’

Somebody tell Sandra Fluke her money problems are solved.

34 posted on 03/09/2012 7:36:52 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: wetgundog
When is the last time you had a HIV test, Moochelle??

The recently fired Reggie Love might know..

35 posted on 03/09/2012 12:35:06 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: trisham

Some were trading crack for drugs, more likely. Hehehe.


36 posted on 03/09/2012 12:37:00 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: LucyT

Sodomy in prisions...unless Blacks make that abuse stop, they are going to pay the deadly price of homosexuality.


37 posted on 03/09/2012 2:17:19 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: LucyT

Disturbing article. One would think we are going to see an explosion in pediatric AIDS cases as these infected women have children and pass the virus on to their babies.


38 posted on 03/09/2012 6:35:25 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: LucyT

1) Sexual revolution

2) Johnson’s great society

3) Gangsta culture

4) Women and recreational sex with gangbangers/excons.


39 posted on 03/09/2012 7:01:43 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: LucyT
'More than 40 percent of the women had no idea whether their sex partners had HIV."

WHAT? Does that mean that more than half KNEW their partners had HIV and had sex anyway????

40 posted on 03/09/2012 7:12:39 PM PST by cincinnati65 (We've been taken for a ride - by Wall Street and Washington DC - Welcome to Amerika!)
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To: LucyT

That anal sex will get you every time.


41 posted on 03/09/2012 7:14:26 PM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

What’s with the exclamation points?


42 posted on 03/29/2012 2:28:31 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: babygene

Sex is starting to sound less and less appealing and desireable.

=(


43 posted on 03/29/2012 2:32:11 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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