Tag Archives: epidemiology

HIV AIDS Case by Exposure Category, SD & USA

South Dakota HIV/AIDS: Mid Year Surveillance Report,” South Dakota Department of Health, July 2005, pg 3.

Internet, meth double HIV rate in S. Dakota,” by Corrine Olson, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, 16 July 2005, http://www.argusleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050716/NEWS/507160318/1001.
HIV is increasing in South Dakota, the Internet?



Intravenous use of methamphetamine and people hooking up with anonymous sex partners on the Internet have doubled the HIV rate in South Dakota, worrying health officials.



If the Argus is blaming an electronic communication medium, why they don’t blame roads, a physical communication medium, is beyond me.



Kightlinger said some people also view the disease as one that infects only gay people. Since 2002 in South Dakota, 37 percent of cases have been from heterosexual contact, primarily women exposed by a partner.

Cheryl O’Brien, the Sioux Falls School District’s coordinator for high school curriculum, said the district is trying to educate young people about the dangers of the virus and how to avoid contracting HIV and AIDS.



Well, as homosexualism and illegal needle drugs together account for 65% of HIV/AIDS cases in South Dakota, and 75% naturally, avoiding just two activities would cause the infection rate to plunge…


We can effectively end injection drug use as a vector for HIV / AIDS by ending the drug war.


Anyway, just remember: there are no innocent victims of homosexualism



Homosexuals, Disease, etc

STDs on rise among gay men,” UPI, 6 July 2005, http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=94339… (from Drudge Report).

Stupid, ahistorical behavior => terrible, ahistorical plague.


Sexually transmitted diseases, especially syphilis, have become more common among gay men as the fear of AIDS has declined.


The article goes on to cite contributing factors, which would barely be a problem if not for the main problem. Not that this is new

2002 New HIV Diagnoses