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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 affliction from old, social, and scientific views. Addressing the final 25 years, the ebook examines simple organic ideas, together with what a virulent disease is, how the human immune method works, and the way HIV impairs those features. It offers an in-depth dialogue of the HIV existence cycle, explores imperative matters bearing on prognosis and therapy, and sheds mild on how the therapy used to be built and implemented.

The publication additionally experiences international epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and ideas of transmission, in addition to what contains an endemic and the standards that confirm no matter if an infectious outbreak will propagate or die out. ultimately, it seems to be 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 versions; and the worldwide fiscal, inhabitants, and political results of this illness.

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