HIV/AIDS in America and Africa Comparison Essay by ResearchRiter

HIV/AIDS in America and Africa
An exploration of HIV/AIDS in the United States and sub-Saharan Africa.
# 120591 | 2,000 words | 24 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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This paper provides a comparison and contrast of HIV/AIDS in the United States and sub-Saharan Africa. It discusses various aspects of the virus and epidemic, including origins, mortality, incidence, demographics, treatment, research and government policy. Also included is a discussion of why the disease is abating in the U.S. but continuing to increase in scope and proportion in sub-Saharan Africa.

From the Paper:

"Often referred to as a contemporary Black Plague, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is over twenty-five years old. The disease has killed more than millions of people worldwide and experts estimate that millions more are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus responsible for AIDS. First detected among gay men in New York and Los Angeles, AIDS initially was viewed as a homosexual disease."

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HIV/AIDS in America and Africa (2008, December 01) Retrieved March 03, 2024, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/hiv-aids-in-america-and-africa-120591/

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"HIV/AIDS in America and Africa" 01 December 2008. Web. 03 March. 2024. <https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/hiv-aids-in-america-and-africa-120591/>

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