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Europe The Black Plague in Relation to AIDS

Excerpt from Natural Disasters by Lee Davis

“Scientist state that if the AIDS pandemic continues at it’s present pace, it will, by 2010 have become the deadliest epidemic in human history, eclipsing both the 14th century Black Death and the 1918 flu pandemic. 162 more words

Minnesota Sees Another Spike In STD Cases

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – State health officials say sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Minnesota, with record numbers of chlamydia and hepatitis C cases reported last year. 238 more words


Ground Sero: when the world saw AIDS for the first time

Did I ever tell you that I like infectious diseases? No matter how horrible they are sometimes. The beauty of an infection is that one day it’s the deadliest in the world, like a bacterial pneumonia, the next moment you have… 957 more words


UK: Terrence Higgins Trust Launches New Report On Women With HIV - Invisible No Longer

The Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) in the UK has launched a new report with Sophia Forum that shines a spotlight on the needs of women affected by HIV. 728 more words


Pull Yourself Together!

Ever since my diagnosis, I have lost the courage to go back to our province to see my dad. Not until this weekend, it was the very first time I had the courage to face my dad. 453 more words


HIV in pregnant women may be resistant to the antibodies in her blood

Of the genetically diverse population of HIV-1 viruses present in an infected pregnant woman, the few she might transmit to her child during delivery are resistant to attack by antibodies in her blood, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens by Amit Kumar of Duke University Medical Centre, North Carolina, and colleagues. 305 more words

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