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By Sigall K. Bell

ISBN-10: 0313376824

ISBN-13: 9780313376825

In AIDS, 3 Harvard-educated physicians discover the evolution of the HIV epidemic, contextualizing the illness from old, social, and scientific views. Addressing the final 25 years, the publication examines easy organic ideas, together with what a scourge is, how the human immune procedure works, and the way HIV impairs those capabilities. It offers an in-depth dialogue of the HIV existence cycle, explores primary matters bearing on analysis and remedy, and sheds gentle on how the therapy used to be constructed and implemented.

The ebook additionally experiences international epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and ideas of transmission, in addition to what contains a pandemic and the criteria that ensure no matter if an infectious outbreak will propagate or die out. eventually, it seems to be at the place HIV got here from; early reactions to the illness and the social stigma it engendered; the cultural influence of HIV-positive function types; and the worldwide financial, inhabitants, and political results of this illness.

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