As of 2014, Magic Johnson has HIV, a condition he was diagnosed with in 1991. While there is no cure for the virus that progresses to AIDS, advancements in treatment and an active, healthy lifestyle can prevented the disease from advancing to its terminal stage.
In a 2011 video interview with FRONTLINE, Magic Johnson stated he had contracted HIV from unprotected sex. Since he first announced his HIV-positive status to the media in 1991, Johnson and his wife Cookie have become vocal proponents of HIV/AIDS education, testing and tolerance, especially within m
Basketball great Magic Johnson has not been cured of human immunodeficiency virus, which remains latent in his body, but as of February 2015, he remains in good health. He attributes his good condition to early detection, compliance with anti-HIV medication and a healthy lifestyle.
Magic Johnson has three children: Andre, EJ (Earvin III) and Elisa. He has been married to Earlitha "Cookie" Kelly since 1991.
Magic Johnson own Magic Johnson Enterprises, a company he founded in 1989. Through this company, Johnson owns or invests in several companies and individual franchise locations.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. has three children: Andre, Earvin III and Elisa. Melissa Mitchell is the mother of Andre, while Earlitha "Cookie" Kelly is the mother of Earvin and adoptive mother of Elisa.
Antiretroviral therapy is one of the most common forms of HIV treatment, according to WebMD. Antiretroviral therapy involves taking a variety of drugs that control the symptoms of HIV. Most health care professionals use at least three medicines to counteract the infection.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a disease that attacks the human immune system. HIV uses human T-Cells and CD4 cells to reproduce, which eventually destroys those cells and destroys the immune system, reports the AIDS website.
AIDs.gov reports that the earliest stage of HIV is known as acute retroviral syndrome and often presents with flu-like symptoms. HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, is a chronic virus that destroys a patient’s CD4 T cells over time. The virus is spread through bodily fluids and causes many early s
The human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is transmitted through sex with an infected person, blood transfusions and sharing needles. A mother with HIV can pass the virus to her child through pregnancy and breastfeeding.