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The AIDS pandemic

a global emergency

by

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Published by Gordon and Breach in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Epidemiology.,
  • Ethnology.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.,
  • Anthropology, Cultural.,
  • Social Environment.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ralph Bolton.
    ContributionsBolton, Ralph, 1939-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 A3648 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 117 p. ;
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2193207M
    ISBN 102881243746
    LC Control Number89012077


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The AIDS Pandemic explores the ways in which HIV/AIDS has, and continues to transform the wide range of related disciplines it touches. Novel perspectives are provided by a unique panel of internationally recognised experts who cover the unprecedented impact onf AIDS on culture, demographics and politics around the world, including how it affected the worlds' economy, health.

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Since the first cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were reported ininfection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has grown to pandemic proportions, resulting in an estimated 65 million infections and 25 million deaths (1,2).

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In his book, The River: Journey to the Source of AIDS, he links the onset of AIDS to a mass polio vaccination in the 's when nearly a million Africans were injected with an experimental vaccine derived from monkey organs. I am a gay man who lived through the Aids pandemic, so many people have asked me to compare that crisis with the one we now face.

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Origins of HIV and the AIDS Pandemic Paul M. Sharp1 and Beatrice H. Hahn2 1Institute of Evolutionary Biologyand Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom 2Departments of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Correspondence: [email protected] Size: 1MB.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Willis, Richard J.B. AIDS pandemic. Grantham, England: Stanborough Press, (OCoLC) Document Type.