Though first identified in 1981, by 2004 an estimated 40 million people were living with HIV/AIDS and about 20 million had died – numbers which continue to rise as scientists race to find a cure for the worst epidemic to hit humankind since the Black Death.
This book explains the science, the international and local politics, the fascinating demographics, and the devastating consequences of the disease, and explores how we have – and must – respond.
Out now from Oxford University Press – click here for more information and an Order Form.
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A Review of the of Alan Whiteside’s latest book, “A Very Short Introduction to HIV/AIDS is posted on the AIDSPortal website…click here to view.