BILD 36 How to study the first two lectures Define: AIDS, HIV, syndrome, disease, vertical transmission How is HIV spread? Why should people be concerned about the AIDS epidemic? What makes it particularly concerning? How much is the U.S. government spending on AIDS? where? Contrast the primary means of HIV transmission in the U.S. versus Africa. Statistics Numbers you must actually know: Number of persons currently HIV infected in U.S. Current number of new infections per year in U.S. Number of persons currently living with AIDS in U.S. (approximately) Cumulative number of deaths in U.S. since the beginning (approximately) Approximately how many are dying per year now in U.S. Number of persons currently HIV infected worldwide Current number of new infections per year worldwide Current number of deaths per year worldwide Cumulative number of infections worldwide since the beginning Cumulative number of deaths worldwide since the beginning As for the other numbers, you do not have to memorize them; however, you should understand
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course BILD 36 taught by Professor Gus during the Fall '04 term at UCSD.