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America living with AIDS

United States. National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

America living with AIDS

transforming anger, fear, and indifference into action : report of the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

by United States. National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

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Published by The Commission, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment -- United States,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 U248 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 165 p. :
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1667140M
      ISBN 100160358590
      LC Control Number91601723


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The National Commission on AIDS held a news conference to release a report two years in the making on the status of AIDS prevention and treatment in America.

The report was extremely critical of. Get this from a library. Executive summary: America living with AIDS. [United States. National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.]. The AIDS epidemic, caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), found its way to the America living with AIDS book States as early asbut was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia in gay men in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco in Treatment of HIV/AIDS is America living with AIDS book via a "drug cocktail" of antiretroviral drugs, and education programs.

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Of the more than 40 million people around the world currently living with HIV/AIDS, two million live in Latin America and the Caribbean. In an engaging chronicle illuminated by his travels in the region, Shawn Smallman shows how the varying histories and cultures of the nations of Latin America have influenced the course of the pandemic.5/5(1).

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Prevalence and distribution of HIV/AIDS. According to data published by the World Health Organization (WHO), about million people were living with HIV, approximately million people were newly infected with HIV, and about 1 million people died of HIV-related causes in Since about 35 million people have died from HIV infection.

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In Randy Shilts' book And the Band Played On (and the movie based on it), Dugas is referred to as AIDS' Patient Zero instead of "Patient O", but neither the book nor the movie states that he had been the first to bring the virus to North America.

He was incorrectly called "Patient Zero" because at least 40 of the people known to. The book describes how the year-old Mr. Dugas used his good looks and French-Canadian accent to lure handsome American men, even after he was diagnosed with AIDS in A book theorizes that the AIDS epidemic began with the infection of a hunter by a chimp and spread with health clinics' reuse of needles.

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