Biology 45- Lecture 14 Notes

Biology 45- Lecture 14 Notes - Biology 45 AIDS Fundamentals...

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Unformatted text preview: Biology 45: AIDS Fundamentals Lecture 14 Notes March 3, 2008 Video Notes (Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt) Rock Hudson died in order to catch America’s attention about the AIDS epidemic There was a quilt made in to show the different people who died of AIDS Heterosexual world had a stereotype that homosexual men were the only people to get AIDS In 1981, the scientists felt that a new string of virus was circulating the gay community When the first outbreaks of AIDS came, scientists did not know how people got it and how to cure it Bobby Campbell- spokesperson for AIDS (16 th person to be diagnosed with HIV) In 1981, 335 Americans died from AIDS 1285 died from AIDS in 1982 The hemophiliac (David) had to have infusions every time he was bleeding and sometimes the pain would be so much to bear that sometimes he could not bear the weight of a bed sheet...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course BIO SCI 45 taught by Professor Pickus during the Winter '08 term at UC Irvine.

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