Infectious Disease

Endemic something being native to a particular region

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Unformatted text preview: s: Not using drugs properly Macroeconomic policies: Countries more and more under pressure to privatize, makes it more accessible Patent- protecting trade rules; Vaccines, diagnostics, treatments prices out of reach for the south. Endemic: something being native to a particular region HIV ! AIDS: takes about 10- 15 years to transition HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus Infects cells of the immune system, destroying or impairing their function The immune system is deficient when it can no longer fight infection and disease Infections associated with severe immunodeficiency are known as “opportunistic infections”, becaus...
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