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    AIDS is a significant issue that is still continuing on in the world today, effecting millions and adding more to the list. There have been many battles against this disease, which majority have failed, and only a small amount that have found success . The film, “Age of AIDS”, brought up many issues throughout the course of this entire AIDS epidemic, from the past, and some that are occurring in the present. There were many powerful scenes throughout the film, but some scenes particularly stood out to me more than others. 1A The endeavour for trying to find an effective treatment for AIDS was a huge problem. The first drug to ever be discovered for the treatment of AIDS was AZT. This caused excitement and a sense of hope from many AIDS…

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    AIDS Epidemic

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    Marcella Parisi English III HL Pereira 20 May 2016 How AIDS Penetrated Not Only Humans, But Also Their Culture The United States during the 1980s was the hub of the AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) outbreak. This disease would go on to claim the lives of thousands of citizens including numerous entertainers and artists, causing others in those perspective communities to respond with epidemic, politicized art exhibitions, written pieces, music, and plays. (U.S. Department of Health &…

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    AIDS Epidemic

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    AIDS, the disease that's killed 35 million people since the 1970’s and 70 million people to this day are currently living with this disease as it affects their life on a daily basis. Believers in the conspiracy claim the AIDS epidemic of 1979 represents an attempt to eradicate specific groups of people, in other words, the deliberate killing of a particularly large ethnic group, genocide targeting African Americans and homosexuals. In the late 1970’s AIDS was just introduced, others knew it…

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    AIDS Confidentiality

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    Robert, great job on your post! As you mentioned blanket confidentiality does little to protect unsuspecting individuals yet fully protects those with malice intent to spread the virus. I fully understand that disclosure of positive HIV status has the potential to create turmoil in the lives of the affected as well as their loved ones. Stigma, the potential for violence, and discrimination is the fear that people with positive status live with. The comment, "We can fight stigma. Enlightened laws…

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    The Effects Of Aids

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    What is Aids? The full form of aids is (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). This is not a disease by itself but when a person contracts HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus) the body starts getting weak. This disease is contracted through blood and sexual fluids. HIV affects the immune system called the immunodeficiency. The person with HIV gets frequently ill from disease that would not generally affect normal person. HIV starts to affect the immune cells called the CDT4 cells and slowly…

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    AIDS In Africa

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    HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus responsible for causing AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). The virus leaves the human immune system weak and renders infected individuals vulnerable to other illnesses. HIV has been thought to have originated on the African continent and is becoming an increasing medical issue there. The documentary AIDS in Africa details the rise and impact of the rate of HIV infection and AIDS throughout the African continent. In the documentary, various…

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    The AIDS Pandemic

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    Evolutionary Origin of the AIDS Pandemic In modern day Congo in the capital city Kinshasa, formally known as Leopoldville, a group of professionals in a laboratory, collected samples that inadvertently changed the origins of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This virus since its emergence has spread throughout the entire world, causing the rise of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) pandemic. There are many different theories on the origins of the HIV infection that caused for…

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    HIV Aids

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    According to research, HIV aids has so far affected about seventy million people, among which, thirty-five million people have succumbed to the disease. The study explains the methods of acquiring the virus, how it affects the health of an individual as well as the effects it has on the nation as a whole. HIV attacks the CD4 cells that are responsible for protecting the body against infections and illnesses. Some of the modes of transmission of HIV are as a result of contact with body fluids…

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    AIDS In The 1980s

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    identified as AIDS, caused many deaths and shattered families. This disease caused a distinct homophobia amongst some Americans and destroyed a generation of people. The AIDS epidemic in the 80s was an event that affected the lives of millions of people and still shapes our world today. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome plagued the world in the 1980s and still does to this day. Humans haven't always had the disease AIDS plaguing their lives. HIV originated in Kinshasa, in the Democratic…

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    HIV/AIDS

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    mass media, business leaders, trade unions, youth and women movement, schools, colleges in the activities for AIDS prevention. National AIDS and STD control programme should provide simple, clear and accurate information about AIDS in order to create public awareness and understanding of the dangers of the disease. Put more effort in the use of newspaper, radio, television, posters, roadside billboards, drama and songs contests to disseminate information about HIV and AIDS to the general public.…

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