prince hiv aids

The world continues to mourn megastar Prince Rogers Nelson who died at age 57 in an elevator at his 66,000 sq ft Paisley Park residence near Minneapolis last Thursday.

Insiders confirm the pop icon was diagnosed with “full blown AIDS” in the months before he died.

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Amber Vinson

Dallas Ebola nurse Amber Vinson has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus at Emory Hospital in Atlanta just 9 days after she was diagnosed. Vinson was one of 2 Dallas nurses infected with Ebola after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan who died earlier this month.

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HIV Exploding Among Gay Men

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning that HIV infections among gay men is ‘exploding’ at an alarming rate.

“We are seeing exploding epidemics,” warned Gottfried Hirnschall, who heads WHO’s HIV department.

Hirnschall warns that infection rates are rising again among men who have sex with men — the group that was at the epicentre of the AIDS pandemic when it first emerged in the 1980s.

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HIV baby A baby girl who was born with HIV and believed to be cured after early treatment is showing new signs of the disease, doctors say.

HIV is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome or AIDS.

The Mississippi girl, who is now 4-years-old, was re-tested recently. New test results indicate she is not HIV-free.

According to a report on the BBC website, the girl showed no evidence of HIV infection until she was tested last week. She had not received treatment in 2 years.

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Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission

The CDC is reporting a rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission. According to the CDC, a lesbian in Texas contracted HIV from her female partner.

The woman is believed to have been infected by her 43-year-old lesbian partner through “rough sex.”

Cases of female-to-female HIV transmissions through lesbian sex are so rare that when it does happen, it makes headlines.

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Craig Lamar Davis convicted of exposing woman to HIV

A Clayton County jury has convicted a Stone Mountain man who was charged with exposing a Union City woman to the HIV virus that causes AIDS, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Craig Lamar Davis, 43, did not react to the verdict when it was announced in the courtroom just moments ago. The self-proclaimed pastor faces up to 20 years in prison on the felony reckless-HIV conviction.

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Dentist may have exposed patients to HIV

A Tulsa, Oklahoma dentist is under investigation for serious health violations that may have exposed as many as 7,000 patients to HIV and hepatitis.

Yahoo News reports that Dr. Wayne Harrington is under investigation by the state dental board, the state bureau of narcotics and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency after one of his patients recently tested positive for hepatitis C and HIV with no known risk factors other than having dental work performed by Harrington.

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