By Sigall K. Bell
In AIDS, 3 Harvard-educated physicians discover the evolution of the HIV epidemic, contextualizing the affliction from historic, social, and scientific views. Addressing the final 25 years, the ebook examines simple organic rules, together with what a virulent disease is, how the human immune procedure works, and the way HIV impairs those services. It offers an in-depth dialogue of the HIV lifestyles cycle, explores critical matters relating analysis and therapy, and sheds gentle on how the remedy used to be built and implemented.
The booklet additionally stories international epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and ideas of transmission, in addition to what contains a scourge and the standards that ascertain no matter if an infectious outbreak will propagate or die out. eventually, it appears at the place HIV got here from; early reactions to the disorder and the social stigma it engendered; the cultural influence of HIV-positive position types; and the worldwide monetary, inhabitants, and political results of this illness.
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