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2. Central Dogma Bio 46 August 28, 2003 EIKI on PPT on Many ways big and small you can help  Try to list on website Back of myths book AIDS walk Sat Sept 11  in Raleigh, Meredith College Generation HIV, rah11, csf4 werememberaids.org Final pts from first lecture must transfer bodily fluid that contains many infected live cells: -  blood, semen, vaginal fluids, breast milk one of these fluids must enter your body to become infected w/HIV all that matters is behavior, exposure to fluids when disease first identified -epidemiologists originally focused on high risk groups   quickly became labeled a gay white mans disease,  focus on gay men in SF “gay cancer” label not correct PPT OV   increasing faster in heterosexuals 1 10/6/09
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OV increasing faster in african americans OV  increasing fastest in women  OV identified in US, but having biggest impact overseas OV increasing fastest in Asia OV  originally considered an urban disease  Yet more prevalent in south, not Northeast group identity/label not significant, no longer used no longer high risk groups, but high risk behavior now high risk behavior:  unprotected sex:  male/male, male/female, female/female,  include oral sex, though not as easily transmitted or sharing needles childbirth and breastfeeding when HIV+ -transfer during childbirth, not guaranteed depend on level of trauma why transfer during sex so high? have correct fluids, seminal and vaginal fluids have receptive tissue tissues of genitals/anus fragile,  small tears or irritations,  PPT spongy tissue many immune cells present in lining virus doesn’t need to enter blood stream transfer cell to cell, straight to immune cells -any STDS, herpes, syphilis increase transfer another problem for developing world 2 10/6/09
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lack of clinics/antibiotics -safest sex is no sex or sex without transfer of fluids - condom usage highly effective if used correctly - condoms work , if increase use, decrease rates of infection issue to return to  males usually control condom usage I think if polled this class would find that more men had  purchased condoms than women Women more likely to use condoms only  if  their partners thought it was a good idea Even though both involved in usage some countries women beaten for suggesting it never with husbands Move to molecular biology AIDS VOYEUR CALL TO ACTION “ I think there is a very real danger that we’re going to end up as a world society divided  between those who were able to inform themselves first and those who were informed  late.  Those who have access to information and health care, and those who don’t.  Those  who are able to change, and those who aren’t.  I think there is a real danger of half of us 
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