Skip to comments.New H.I.V. Cases Steady Despite Better Treatment
Posted on 08/03/2011 1:38:06 PM PDT by Beowulf9
Despite years of great progress in treating AIDS, the number of new infections with the virus that causes it has remained stubbornly around 50,000 a year for a decade in the United States, according to new figures released on Wednesday by federal officials.
The American epidemic is still concentrated primarily in gay men, and is growing rapidly worse among young black gay men. That realization is causing a rift in the AIDS community. Activists say the persistent H.I.V. infection rate proves that government prevention policy is a flop. Federal officials are on the defensive even as they concede that the epidemic will grow if prevention doesnt get better, which they know is unlikely while their budgets are being cut.
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In other news, gay men continue to bugger each other.
Better to isolate the spread, as they will not change their, ah, "lifestyle", regardless of how much "funding" there is.
“a rift in the AIDS community”
2. The “AIDS community?” Community? In what sense are the people who have AIDS a community? That is one of the most noxious PC euphemisms I’ve ever heard.
How does giving a disease civil rights “prevent” its spread?
Lemme guess it was ONLY a 6% increase or something, which is a "cut" to them
There is a lot of racism among homosexuals.
The preferred man is white, in his 20s - or younger :(
Low body fat, no facial or chest hair.
There is a “type” they are looking for, generally.
There you go trying to be logical!
“Better to isolate the spread,”
40 years ago, I got locked into a TB ward for a year, until they finally did a culture and found out that I had atypical TB, couldn’t spread it around, and that I probably had gotten it gardening! They shoulda locked up AIDS cases that way!
“Better to isolate the spread”
What, treat it like any other epidemic? I think you’re losing track of the most important thing here.
The most important thing is that male sodomites be able to practice unlimited promiscuity. AIDS really puts a crimp in that. If you quarantine sodomites and bring the disease under control that way, how do they ever claw their way back to social endorsement and unlimited promiscuity?
No! The only course is to keep the epidemic in the public eye, and to keep predicting the heterosexual AIDS epidemic. Only in that way will enough money be allocated to find a cure or a vaccine, and only a cure or a vaccine will allow sodomites to practice unlimited promiscuity without fear of catching a fatal disease.
Controlling AIDS though quarantine would be complete defeat for the sodomite activists.
You know what happened of course, when the subset of disease carriers was ID'd.
Does the research also show that the young black dudes are being introduced to gay sex while in the slammer?
So much for the gay gene.
-——In what sense are the people who have AIDS a community?——
They are Queer
You just described the majority of the men in the United States military.
Just wait till the military kicks in. Oh, boy.
“If my dim memory is correct,”
Your memory is correct! And I took a lot of guff over my strong opinions.
....I wonder if the Magical Bus Tour will stop
in at Man’s Country for a day or two....
“They are Queer”
So, I’m a member of the grumpy community?
We want reparations and special privileges.
Society now regulates high risk activities.
From smoking to riding a motorcycle , laws and regulations have been enacted to protect participants and others.
We need to do the same with Gay sex.
Best preventative medicine is trinoacitol.
That’s “community” as in “organized group that wants special treatment and your money.”
That is surprising news. I would have thought that providing a treatment that keeps infectious people with a deadly disease vigorous and superficially healthy for longer would increase the rate of spread. If the rate is unchanged, that is in a sense unexpectedly good news (unless the rate would naturally have declined due to saturation, and the treatment is delaying that saturation until we reach a higher total caseload).
Same question, civil rights were suspended to deal with some of the more extreme diseases that spread through America, like the initial Influenza outbreak, TB, Polio, etc. People were often placed in a state of isolation, or public services shut down, to control the spread of the disease.
A direct result of the anti-bullying "it gets better" propaganda pushed on our children.
Wow, so I guess there’s a description of your typical homosexual character on TV shows right there.
I think there was an article posted a couple of years ago on this site. If I remember correctly, the article focused on the rise of HIV infection among black women.
Their men came out of prison and infected them.
Someone has to admit that there is just some way in which STD germs are way too contagious (i.s. homosexual male acts). It’s sad that the reckless behavior hasn’t changed enough since the earlier times, and frankly, even more disturbing is the self-destructive path numerous young men, and possibly some women take with the commission of not so good behaviors.
The viruses are such a weird lot.
In all probability, they were the first inhabitants of the planet. They know more and are smarter than the eukaryotes (us). Without them, the Earth would never have been able to sustain life. You would die without them. There are millions of them in your body right now.
The funny thing is that they are dormant(dead) unless they find a host. So, essentially, we need each other.
No cure is going to work if the hosts (those who are carriers) keep placing the virus in a temperature regulated area filled with abundant host cells , because the viruses will adapt to any change in the keycode they use to gain passage into a cell. It is their nature.
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