Origins of HIV and the AIDS Pandemic Paul M. Sharp1 and Beatrice H. Hahn2 1Institute of Evolutionary Biologyand Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom 2Departments of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Correspondence: [email protected] Size: 1MB. The stigma attached to HIV and AIDS, and the sexual connotations associated with the condition, usually come in the way of seeking clear and reliable information. This book puts together the questions asked on the DoctorNDTV website by people in complete anonymity, which have been answered by a panel of experts. By aiming to dispel incorrect beliefs and even myths about the condition, the book Reviews: 1. e-books in AIDS & HIV category HIV Mental Health for the 21st Century by Mark G. Winiarski - New York University Press, This volume provides a roadmap for mental health professionals who seek to develop new strategies aimed at increasing the longevity and quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS, as well as at controlling the future spread of the disease. What is HIV & AIDS? What is HIV? HIV (Human Immuno Deficiency Virus) is a virus that enters blood. In HIV positive people, the virus can be found in the blood, sex fluids (such as sperm and vaginal fluids) and breast milk. HIV is too small to see with the eye. What does HIV do? HIV attacks and eventually destroys the body’s immune system.
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