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TEEN AIDS - Total CDC cover-up of the facts.

Why is there a CDC cover-up of the fact that 'AIDS' among teenagers in America is COMPLETELY non-existant after all the scare stories and billboards proclaiming it was epidemic?

WHY THE COVER-UP?

The CDC no longer publishes 'teen' AIDS figures and it is IMPOSSIBLE to find these figures anywhere on the entire World Wide Web. Go try for yourself.

Millions of pages of articles and statistics but NOT ONE on something as basic as the number of new TEENAGE AIDS CASES IN AMERICA.

(Note: Look at the figures for caucasian children under 13 in 35 States combined - red box)

WHY is this data not important anymore?

http://www.aimultimedia.com/aids2005.jpg

How they used to report and the beginning of the deception in 2002

http://www.aimultimedia.com/data/cdcdeception.jpg

homepage: homepage: http://www.dissidentaction.com


Here is Something, no? 27.Feb.2007 00:22

me

AIDS FALLS FROM TOP TEN CAUSES OF DEATH; TEEN BIRTHS, INFANT MORTALITY, HOMICIDE ALL DECLINE

HHS NEWS
EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE 10 a.m. EDT
Wednesday, Oct 7, 1998

Contact: NCHS Public Affairs
(301)436-7551
E-mail:  paoquery@cdc.gov

Reporting an unprecedented decline in AIDS deaths, as well as a new low for infant mortality and continued declines in teen births and the homicide rate, HHS Secretary Donna E. Shalala today released preliminary vital statistics for the nation in 1997.

Age-adjusted death rates from HIV infection in the U.S. declined an unprecedented 47 percent from 1996 to 1997, and HIV infection fell from 8th to 14th among leading causes of death in the U.S. over the same time. For those aged 25-44, HIV dropped from the leading cause of death in 1995 to third-leading in 1996 and now fifth-leading in 1997. The age-adjusted HIV death rate of 5.9 deaths per 100,000 is the lowest rate since 1987, the first year mortality data were available for the disease. The 1997 rate is less than half the 1992 rate (12.6) and almost one-third the rate in 1995, the peak year (15.6).

The overall infant mortality rate reached a new low of 7.1 deaths per 1,000 live births. The teen birth rate also fell an estimated 3 percent in 1997, continuing a six-year trend. And the preliminary age-adjusted homicide rate fell 12 percent in 1997.

In addition, life expectancy reached a record high of 76.5 years for those born in 1997.

The data come from a new report, ABirths and Deaths: United States, 1997,@ prepared by the National Center for Health Statistics, a part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report features preliminary data collected through the National Vital Statistics System from over 90 percent of all birth and death records. The information on causes of death is recorded on death certificates by physicians, medical examiners, and coroners, and reported to the states.

Shalala said the decline in AIDS deaths is primarily due to the continuing impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy in helping people with HIV live longer and healthier lives. At the same time, she emphasized that success in treating those with HIV does not mean the nation can relax its efforts to prevent HIV transmission.

"Today's report is very good news for the nation, and the tremendous decline in AIDS deaths is particularly striking. These figures mean that new treatments have been very effective in extending the lives of people who already have HIV infection -- but they do not mean that we have significantly reduced HIV transmission," Shalala said. "We are working to see that people with AIDS get access to the dramatic new therapies that are available. Even more important, however, is our continuing task of preventing new cases of HIV. Our ultimate goal is to prevent the estimated 40,000 new HIV infections that occur each year." According to CDC, other available data suggests that, while death rates are improving dramatically, the annual number of new HIV infections in the U.S. have not declined in recent years, and the total number of people living with HIV is still increasing.

From 1991-97, birth rates to non-Hispanic white teens and black teens have dropped steeply: 16 percent and 23 percent respectively.

"Reducing teen pregnancy and teen birth rates is a major national goal of ours, so this trend is very encouraging," said Shalala. AIt is the result of a lot of very hard work at the federal, state, and grass roots level. But we can't afford to stop our efforts now -- too many teen-agers are still jeopardizing their futures."

Timely prenatal care also reached record levels in 1997 as an estimated 82.5 percent of women received care in their first trimester of pregnancy. Meanwhile, the birth rate among first- time mothers dropped to a record low in 1997.

The new report also includes other, less positive findings, including:

* Little or no change in the number and percent of births to unmarried women in 1997.
* A slight increase in the percent of cesarean deliveries, up to 20.8 percent of all deliveries, suggesting a leveling off of the downward trend of recent years.
* An increase in the percent of low birth weight babies (less than 2,500 grams). Low birth weight babies account for 7.5 percent of all births, compared to 7.4 percent in 1996. This increase was confined to non-Hispanic white and Hispanic women. Low birth weight remained unchanged for births to black women.

Copies of the report can be downloaded from the NCHS Home Page on the Internet at  http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/.

CDC Factsheet on HIV/AIDS among youth 27.Feb.2007 03:13

web search

 http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/youth.htm

This is a CDC page full of stats, graphs, links to other resources, etc.

give me a break 27.Feb.2007 09:26

Clyde

Just because you can't find something doesn't mean it is a cover up.

Teen AIDS: The Latest HIV Fib 27.Feb.2007 14:42

Vivian Stamp

Teen AIDS: The Latest HIV Fib
By Michael Fumento

AIDS Cases Among Teenagers Not Increasing


"Aids Runs Wild Among Teenagers," read a recent headline in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.

U.S. News & World Report warned in its May 4 issue that "the AIDS epidemic has taken an ominous turn toward America's youth," and that AIDS and HIV infection are rising fastest among teens and college-age kids." CNN has noted a "drastic rise" in the number of "teenagers infected with AIDS," and The New York Times has reported, "As schools and public health officials increasingly realize, teenagers are a high-risk group. "

At a March press conference, Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan, accompanied by top officials from the Public Health Service and the Centers for Disease Control, announced a $ 1.5 million ad campaign targeting the area where "the epidemic is spreading most rapidly today ... among heterosexuals, among teens and young adults, and in areas outside the big cities."

PBS's much-applauded In the Shadow of Love: A Teen AIDS Story featured teens dropping dead of the disease.

A typical "everyone's at risk" AIDS poster.
Such cries of teenage AIDS doom are politically useful, underscoring demands that sex education and condom use be taught in schools, or that chastity be "taught." They can also be lucrative. "In the Shadow of Love," which told its audience that "a single condom can save hundreds of lives," was underwritten in part by condom manufacturer Carter-Wallace. But claims that AIDS Will soon be as common among teens as acne are simply false.

Here are the actual figures from the CDC. In 1990 there were 170 teen AIDS cases reported in this country. Last year this number dropped to 160. For those of "college age," 20-24 years, the numbers dropped from 1,626 in 1990 to 1,485 in 1991. By comparison, some 5,000 15- to 24-year-olds commit suicide and 12,000 die in auto accidents per year. (About half of those deaths would have been prevented if the victims had been convinced to wear their seat belts, rather than condoms.) Teenagers constitute far less than 1 percent of all AIDS Cases, and 20- to 24-year-olds make up a mere 4 percent of the total. Both categories are actually declining as a percent of the overall total. Despite the slogan, AIDS does discriminate. Youthful victims are overwhelmingly male and disproportionately black and Hispanic. Male cases among 13- to 24-year-olds outnumber female cases nine-to-one.

The public fascination is with heterosexual teens. Yet the plurality of teen AIDS cases come not from sex but from those who received hemophilia clotting factor. The second-largest category is homosexual males, whose risk factor is anal intercourse.

Last year a mere twenty-one AIDS cases were reported in which teenagers claimed heterosexual contact as their risk factor, down from thirty-seven the previous year. It may soon be true that more heterosexual teens contract AIDS on television than in the bedroom. As of the end of 1991, not a single white male teenager diagnosed with AIDS had claimed heterosexual contact as his risk behavior.


On what basis does the media claim a huge increase in AIDS cases among the young? Many of the recent articles and newscasts were based on a report released in April by the House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, chaired by Representative Pat Schroeder of Colorado, titled: "A Decade of Denial: Teens and AIDS in America."

Pat Schroeder

The report called the federal response to teen AIDS a "national disgrace," and claimed that the virus is "spreading unchecked" among teens and that every day it "gains ground and threatens the loss of another generation."

The report stated that, to quote a Los Angeles Times headline, "AIDS in 13-24 Age Range Grows 62% in Two Years." The problem with this figure is that it presents data in cumulative terms, comparing the last two years of the AIDS epidemic with the earliest years, in which there were only a handful of cases. Statistics are not presented this way for any other disease. Cumulative cases tell us nothing about trends or about what a given disease is doing now.

Thus, even if there were not a single new AIDS case in the 13-24 category in 1992, the L.A. Times could inform us: "AIDS in 13-24 Age Range Grows 62% in Three Years." An epidemic that had magically disappeared could still be made to sound terrifying. That, indeed, is the idea. Had the Schroeder report made any reference to 1990 figures, it would have defeated its purpose.

Though the year-by-year AIDS data are readily available from the CDC, a computer search revealed that not a single newspaper, magazine, or broadcast informed its audience that teen and college-age cases were actually declining. It is true that the figures are for AIDS cases, not HIV infection, which does not manifest itself as full-blown AIDS for an average of eight to ten years.

The Schroeder report cited two studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association that it claimed made matters even worse based on HIV statistics. In fact, the articles contained no such data.

One of the studies, dealing with military applicants, showed an infection rate that if extrapolated to all the nation's teenagers would indicate a rate of one in 3,000. By contrast, the government is constantly telling us that in the nation as a whole the number is one in 250.

Further, since testing began the trend has been downward. The percentage of those testing positive in the last recorded year, April 1988 to March '89, was half that of the first year. Neither of these pertinent facts was included in the 500-page House report or in any of the media coverage.


Portrait of an endangered species.
The other study cited in the House report examined Job Corps applicants. The article repeatedly stated that far from being representative of the teen population, job Corps applicants were disproportionately disadvantaged members of minority groups who "are at a particularly high risk for HIV infection."

The article also stated that while "HIV seroprevalence begins to increase markedly in the 16- to 21-year-old range, the group included in the Job Corps," (prior to this age, sex and needle-sharing are extremely rare) "the rates found in these age groups are still only a fraction of those in persons aged 25 to 44 years." This is the opposite of what the Schroeder committee said the job Corps study established.

The alleged teenage AIDS epidemic is indicative of a larger pattern. The number of reported AIDS cases this year is running 4.5 percent ahead of last year. Reported cases last year were a mere 5 percent higher than the year before. These encouraging figures have not been reported. Indeed, Dr. James Mason of PHS said on the Today show in january that the epidemic was not leveling off, but rather that there had been a 32 percent increase in 1991.

Evidence of a flattening epidemic has prompted activists to lobby the CDC--successfully - to propose a vast expansion of the AIDS definition that would obfuscate the development. Only cries of outrage from the scientific community - and ironically, from some of the activists, who stopped pushing for the new definition when they realized that they would be included in the government AIDS registry before becoming seriously ill - have so far prevented the new definition from going into effect.


Antonia Novella

What the government, the media, and activist groups are spreading is what Gregg Easterbrook has, in another context, labeled "benevolent Big Lies." Indeed, Easterbrook himself was benevolently lied to by Surgeon General Antonia Novella, in a January Los Angeles Times interview, when she told him, "Don't, don't believe that AIDS has leveled off." In praising the Schroeder report, Novella stated, "The cases of the future are going to be teenagers and young adults and infants and young children." In fact, all four of these categories declined from 1990 to 1991 both in sheer numbers and as a percentage of all cases. The Big Liars have decided that the public has no right to know what the AIDS epidemic is really doing.

It should go without saying - though in the politically charged atmosphere that surrounds AIDS it cannot - that to note that AIDS remains a disease limited primarily to specific groups engaging in specific practices is not to say that these people deserve to bear the brunt of a terrible epidemic. It implies no value judgment at all.

The first step in controlling a communicable disease is to determine who is getting it and how. The disinformation campaign that grossly overemphasizes the groups and activities least at risk of getting AIDS does those in greater jeopardy no favor.

Read Michael Fumento's additional work on AIDS and on the media.

Dear "Web Search" 27.Feb.2007 14:47

Paul King

If you took the time to actually look at the data in your link you would see it does not have teenage 'AIDS' fidures but lumps teenagers and the twenty to twenty six group TOGETHER.

EXACTLY MY POINT. No teenage figures anymore.

Really? 27.Feb.2007 14:49

Paul King

"Just because you can't find something doesn't mean it is a cover up"

Take the time to look at the graph links in the original article and say that again.

I'm seeing the break out 28.Feb.2007 01:30

web search

I followed the [1] footnote link and it leads to this:  link to www.cdc.gov

That breaks it out <13, 13-14, 15-19, etc.

cdc.gov hiv "surveillance" report 01.Mar.2007 06:34

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Table 1. Estimated numbers of cases of HIV/AIDS, by year of diagnosis and selected characteristics of persons, 2001?2004?35 areas with confidential name-based HIV infection reporting
View PDF

Year of Diagnosis
2001200220032004
Age at diagnosis (yrs)
< 13360288203174
13?1453465341
15?191,0121,0231,0271,080
20?243,2413,1543,3453,762
25?294,6084,4994,2904,604
30?346,7766,3055,6885,527
35?398,2617,7197,1126,754
40?446,6996,3956,4836,344
45?494,7094,4864,5144,536
50?542,7352,6432,7332,776
55?591,4111,3301,4141,594
60?64730763705804
? 65674627623734
Race/ethnicity
White, not Hispanic11,24211,35211,09711,806
Black, not Hispanic21,55620,23719,31019,206
Hispanic7,7146,9647,0786,970
Asian/Pacific Islander279319367394
American Indian/Alaska Native171202187208
Transmission category
Male adult or adolescent
~~ Male-to-male sexual contact16,62516,85216,80418,203
~~ Injection drug use5,1714,3794,1773,828
~~ Male-to-male sexual contact and injection drug use1,5251,4311,3981,372
~~ Heterosexual contact5,0954,8434,7204,581
~~ Othera 214183179161
Subtotal28,63027,68927,27928,143
Female adult or adolescent
~~ Injection drug use2,8772,4082,2522,134
~~ Heterosexual contact9,1928,7098,2488,102
~~ Othera 211187205174
Subtotal12,28011,30310,70610,410
Child(<13 yrs at diagnosis)
~~ Perinatal306245186145
~~ Otherb 54441832
Subtotal360288204177
Subtotal for 33 states with confidential name-based HIV infection reporting41,20739,22238,13938,685
Subtotal for U.S. dependencies, possessions, and associated nations with confidential name-based HIV infection reporting63584945
Totalc 41,27039,28038,18838,730
Note. These numbers do not represent reported case counts. Rather, these numbers are point estimates, which result from adjustments of reported case counts. The reported case counts are adjusted for reporting delays and for redistribution of cases in persons initially reported without an identified risk factor. The estimates do not include adjustment for incomplete reporting.
Data include persons with a diagnosis of HIV infection. This includes persons with a diagnosis of HIV infection only, a diagnosis of HIV infection and a later AIDS diagnosis, and concurrent diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS.
Since 2000, the following 35 areas have had laws or regulations requiring confidential name-based HIV infection reporting: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Since July 1997, Florida has had confidential name-based HIV infection reporting only for new diagnoses.
aIncludes hemophilia, blood transfusion, perinatal, and risk factor not reported or not identified.
bIncludes hemophilia, blood transfusion, and risk factor not reported or not identified.
cIncludes persons of unknown race or multiple races and persons of unknown sex. Because column totals were calculated independently of the values for the subpopulations, the values in each column may not sum to the column total.


LAST FIGURE IN 2004 - HARDLY IMPRESSIVE 02.Mar.2007 02:01

Paul King

Your chart above shows the last reported figure is in 2004 with just 1121 cases (HIV infection based on the non-specific 'tests' and presumptive diagnoses NOT 'AIDS') in the entire U.S. in a year. That is only about 23 cases of so called infection per State per year.
Hardy a serious health issue. Gun shot deaths in a one mile area around MacArthur Park in Los Angeles totaled 23 in one three month period.

As no figures have been forthcoming since 2004 we can assume the figures dropped dramatically.

Any other disease with these infection rates would be only known to members of the public who happened to read page 127 of some issue of the American Medical Journal.

EPIDEMIC? Clearly not. Minor health problem (assuming you believe in the absurd 'HIV' theory and the 'tests' that don't test - barely.

An epidemic of lies and exaggerations. FOR SURE!

(Also remember that of those 1000 odd in 2004, only about 100 were Caucasian. The others were poor minorites suffering from the effects of poverty and dispair induced Crack use - not some wonder std virus)