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I read this report b Professor Kevin Fenton of England. It is quite alarming, but then again I don't know what to believe anymore.

I thought AIDS was under control. Not sure how reliable this report is though.

http://www.bhiva.org/documents/Conferences/Autumn2013/presentations/131114/KevinFenton.pdf

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epidemic classification is decades old... apparently, what's new/significant, is that rate increases are being seen within the 'MSM' (men who have sex with men) category of persons.

per your links reference, I read that Dr. Fenton just returned to England (to Public Health England) this year, working previously for the last decade at the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC). The following extract from the 2013 CDC, 'U.S. National HIV Prevention Progress Report', parallels the findings presented in your Public Health England report, "The Resurgent Global HIV Epidemic among Men who have sex with Men":

Comparing 2008 to 2010, new HIV infections decreased in some groups:15% among heterosexuals, 21% among African American women, and 22% among injection drug users. There was also a promising decline in the HIV transmission rate, which decreased about 9% from 2006-2010. During this time, testing efforts succeeded in increasing the percentage of people living with HIV who know their serostatus from 80.9% to 84.2%, which means that 5 out of 6 people living with HIV in 2010 knew their status.

The report also draws attention to indicators for which more improvement is necessary. For example, there are an estimated 180,000 people in the U.S. living with undiagnosed HIV infection, racial/ethnic disparities persist, and new infections remain unacceptably high and are increasing among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). Comparing 2008 to 2010, there was a 12% increase in new infections among MSM and a 22% increase among young MSM aged 13-24 years. In 2009, 3 out of 4 persons in medical care had a suppressed viral load, but across all racial and ethnic groups, the 2015 goal was met by whites only.

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epidemic classification is decades old... apparently, what's new/significant, is that rate increases are being seen within the 'MSM' (men who have sex with men) category of persons.

per your links reference, I read that Dr. Fenton just returned to England (to Public Health England) this year, working previously for the last decade at the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC). The following extract from the 2013 CDC, 'U.S. National HIV Prevention Progress Report', parallels the findings presented in your Public Health England report, "The Resurgent Global HIV Epidemic among Men who have sex with Men":

waldo how is this possible with all the knowledge out there and all the education that has been hammered to people? or is it just white people receiving proper education? more whit privilege waldo?

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waldo how is this possible with all the knowledge out there and all the education that has been hammered to people? or is it just white people receiving proper education? more whit privilege waldo?

Makes you wonder ,but then we had no knowledge of pregancy/safe sex when I was a kid and now with all the education how does a young girl still get pregnant. So it makes me wonder how many of the boys back then were BSing about getting laid. lol

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waldo how is this possible with all the knowledge out there and all the education that has been hammered to people? or is it just white people receiving proper education? more whit privilege waldo?

They took the 'discovery method' approach to learning about AIDS.

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They took the 'discovery method' approach to learning about AIDS.

You are nothing but a troll. You trolled my last thread and when I asked you a question you hid.

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Because of medical advances, many people no loner fear it like they used to.

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Because of medical advances, many people no loner fear it like they used to.

Maybe it's not a bi deal then. Scientists have done more to combat HIV than cancer.

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