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Author Guilfoile, Patrick.

Title HIV/AIDS / Patrick G. Guilfoile ; consulting editor, Hilary Babcock ; foreword by David L. Heymann
Published New York : Chelsea House, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (121 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), map
Series Deadly diseases and epidemics
Deadly diseases and epidemics.
Contents Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; 1. What Are HIV and AIDS?; 2. The History of HIV/AIDS; 3. The Biology of HIV/AIDS; 4. Treatment of HIV/AIDS; 5. Prevention of HIV/AIDS; 6. Attempts to Develop a Vaccine for HIV/AIDS; 7. HIV/AIDS: Future Prospects and Concerns; Notes; Glossary; Further Resources; Index; About the Author; About the Consulting Editor
Summary When infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), this illness can sometimes develop into acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). More than 1 million Americans are infected with HIV/AIDS, and the Centers for Disease Control estimate that 21 percent of them are unaware of it. There is no cure or vaccine for HIV/AIDS, but it can be managed through proper medication and a healthy lifestyle. HIV/AIDS, Second Edition describes the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of HIV/AIDS, the newest research in the field, and future prospects for controlling the disease. Chapters and t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease)
Form Electronic book
Author Babcock, Hilary.
Beck-Sague, Consuelo M., 1952- HIV/AIDS
ISBN 1438137737 (electronic bk.)
9781438137735 (electronic bk.)