Posts Tagged ‘HIV transmission’

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…

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CDC: 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…

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4th Adult Film Star Diagnosed as HIV Positive

A 4th adult film star has been diagnosed with the virus that causes AIDS, The Washington Times reports. But rather than halt filming, it’s business as usual in the porn industry. The 4th adult film star has not been identified, but he is a male who performed in gay films. “I can confirm that a…

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HIV cured in a baby for the first time?

Once again the media runs with a headline without checking their facts. On Sunday researchers announced a newborn baby had been “cured” of HIV for the first time. HIV is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome or AIDS. The newborn girl acquired the infection from her mother while she was still in the…

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