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By Sigall K. Bell

In AIDS, 3 Harvard-educated physicians discover the evolution of the HIV epidemic, contextualizing the sickness from ancient, social, and clinical views. Addressing the final 25 years, the ebook examines uncomplicated organic rules, together with what an endemic is, how the human immune process works, and the way HIV impairs those features. It offers an in-depth dialogue of the HIV existence cycle, explores vital concerns relating analysis and remedy, and sheds mild on how the therapy was once constructed and implemented.

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

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