AIDS (Biographies of Disease) by Sigall K. Bell PDF

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 clinical views. Addressing the final 25 years, the ebook examines uncomplicated organic ideas, together with what a plague is, how the human immune procedure works, and the way HIV impairs those services. It provides an in-depth dialogue of the HIV existence cycle, explores imperative concerns referring to prognosis and therapy, and sheds mild on how the remedy was once built and implemented.

The publication additionally stories international epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and ideas of transmission, in addition to what contains a virus and the standards that verify 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 illness and the social stigma it engendered; the cultural impression of HIV-positive position types; and the worldwide financial, inhabitants, and political results of this illness.

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