HIV in Texas
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This paper describes HIV/AIDS as a communicable disease and explains its significance in Lubbock, Texas. The paper examines the incidence and prevalence in Lubbock compared to the national statistics. The paper also identifies the demographics of the high-risk population in Lubbock and they city's cultural values. The paper concludes with a discussion of the reporting, surveillance and outbreak procedures, especially as they pertain to the role of the public health nurse.
From the Paper:"AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is a communicable disease characterized by progressive destruction of the body's immune system, resulting from infection by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) that is..."
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