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  • Comparative Visual Analysis Of 1980s Art

    “Silence = Death” and “Women Don’t Get AIDS” looking at art and theatre’s social and political activism and its impact on society. The 1980s were very critical for the AIDS epidemic and there were constantly new discoveries. However, thousands of people were dying due to the lack of accurate information being presented to the public and the slow development of medicine was detrimental to finding effective treatments. This artist strongly shows the importance of AIDS as both social and political…

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  • HIV And Human Behavior

    Syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic immune system disease caused by HIV. Did you know Atlanta is ranked number one among U.S cities when it comes to rate of new diagnoses of HIV? AIDS was the first reported in the United States in 1981 and in 2016 it is shown that it has become a major worldwide…

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  • The Effects Of HIV/AIDS On Women

    HIV/AIDS has been an untreatable and intractable epidemic since 1981. Many people are unsure of the drastic changes and developments made with this disease. The Centers for Disease Control made a timeline indicating the exact order in which the scientist reported their finding. The Centers for Disease Control (2015) noted information publicly from June 5, 1981 to October 20, 2015, indicating how the disease was found to the information we possess in the 21st century. In Los Angeles, California…

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  • Hiv Virus Hypothesis

    The question of when the HIV virus originated is often asked, but unanswered. There are three different theories about when the transmission of HIV came about. (Hillis, D.M., 2000) The first theory, called Transmission Early Hypothesis suggests humans contracted HIV in the early 1900’s. This theory goes on to say that a small population of humans had it, but it stayed isolated within this population until the 1930’s when political changes arose in Africa and caused the virus to spread between…

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  • Hiv Prevention Strategies Essay

    cells of the immune system. The loss of CD4 cells makes it difficult for the body to fight infections and certain cancers. Without treatment, HIV can gradually destroy the immune system and advance to AIDS.AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection. AIDS stands for “Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome”. HIV is spread through contact with certain body fluids from a person infected with HIV. These body fluids include Blood, Semen, Pre-seminal fluid, Vaginal fluids, Rectal…

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  • AIDS In South Africa

    AIDS in South Africa AIDS is a relatively new disease that emerged in the 20th century. It has spread to all parts of the world and claims millions of lives each year. It has become a worldwide concern. It has believed to have originated in Africa and had prevailed over the continent ever since . In recent years one of the countries that has been impacted the most is South Africa. South Africa is one of the most developed countries on the continent and yet the county is plagued by AIDS.…

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  • Human Immune Deficiency Essay

    But scientists have discovered that there are three stages to the HIV/AIDS: acute, HIV inactivity/latency, and AIDS. Acute illness shows up within two to four weeks and can be described as flu-like symptoms. This is why the doctors in 1980 thought that those men had the flu. In the first few weeks, those who are infected have a large amount of virus their bodies and are highly contagious. The second stage consists of HIV dormancy…

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  • Case Study: Mujeres Unidas Contra El SIDA

    Introduction Mujeres Unidas Contra el SIDA (Women United Against AIDS) was founded in 1994 and has been a well-established non-profit AIDS service organization (ASO) for the last twelve years. The agency obtained 501(c) 3 status in the year 2000 and receives most of its funding from the Ryan White foundation. Other funding comes from private foundations and fundraising. Mujeres is located on the bus line, close to other ASOs, in downtown San Antonio. The agency has a very small staff of 6, but…

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  • Overview Of HIV

    The first stage is Stage 1. During this acute period one may experience headache, fever, muscle aches, sore throat, rashes. The second stage known as Clinical Latency, some symptoms may be swelling of lymph nodes. The third stage Severe Symptoms, one may experience severe headaches, blurred vision, shortness of breath, diarrhea, rashes, and other symptoms. (NIH) One of the treatments for AIDS/HIV is the use of anti-retroviral medications. This form…

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  • AIDS In Sub-Saharan Africa

    AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa AIDS is one of the most devastating diseases that mankind is ever infected with. Unlike cancer and other deadly diseases which could be referred to as diseases of old people, AIDS is not only deadly but also destroys the society of the infected people as this disease is more prevalent with the youth. No one knows for certain when and how the disease originated but there are many hypothesis on how it originated, one of them is that the disease was transmitted to human…

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