AIDS - Elizabeth Spartas A Closer Walk- AIDS documentary...

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Elizabeth Spartas A Closer Walk- AIDS documentary ((lab makeup)) *AIDS- preventable & treatable (60%????) *every 8 sec someone dies of AIDS 10,000 ppl a day 25 million so far *worst plague in human history. Soon will have killed more ppl than all wars in 20 th century *research vaccines- millions affected by HIV, relatively difficult to transmit- is a virus *Appeared in central af and Caribbean in 1970s, also appear w/in gay men *gay mobilize against AIDS how physicians, sci, pub health ppl dealt with it *is an STD lack info about this helped spread *95% ppl w/ AIDS live in the developing world *26 million ppl have died of AIDS- most are Africans villages destroyed. Some villages have kids and grandparents, no parents around though *S. Af has largest AIDS pop on the planet- 1500 ppl affected every day *HIV- spread b/c gov. does not help w/ info, prevent, pr treatment *HIV harmless at start- did not know was sick-- then AIDS developed death *Some parts of Af 1/3 preg women have HIV/AIDS
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course EDU 300 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '09 term at BYU.

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AIDS - Elizabeth Spartas A Closer Walk- AIDS documentary...

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