AIDS - Virus confirmed as...

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Bi Sci 001 Monday April 19,1999 Announcements: Lecture notes: AIDS Points to ponder More than 50% of American Teen are sexually active before age 17. 60% of teens have their first experience with sexual intercourse under the influence of alcohol. 18% of all AIDS cases are 20-29 years olds. Physicians are now seeing AIDS in body builders who inject illegal anabolic steroids. AIDS: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a viral disease transmitted by infected blood and body fluids containing high concentrations of the virus. AIDS Timeline AIDS characterized……………………………………1981 "Gay Plague"…………………………………………. .1982 Hemophiliacs with AIDS………………………………1983
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Unformatted text preview: Virus confirmed as cause………………………………1984 HIV-2 identified……………………………………….1985 Rock Hudson dies of AIDS……………………………1985 Heat treatment of factor VIII…………………………. .1985 Screening blood supply………………………………. .1985 Ryan White dies………………………………April 8, 1990 Magic Johnson announces HIV status………….Nov. 7,1991 *AIDS definition changed in January 1993 *1 in 250 infected in the United States *2 nd leading casue of death in adults 25-44 *6 th leading cause of death in age 15-24 *heterosexual transmission up 21% 1990-1991...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2008 for the course BI SC 001 taught by Professor Schlegel during the Spring '99 term at Penn State.

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