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Synonyms for AIDS

a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles

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The New York Times details "Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals" on July 3; this is the first media story on AIDS,
2 million Americans living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
An issue that gained prominence in the weeklong conference was the need to empower women in the fight to end AIDS.
Over that first horrible decade of its debut, AIDS managed to dissolve my sense of permanence and distort my perception of time.
Over the past years, however, the AIDS crisis in Africa has worsened to catastrophic levels, with little being done to arrest the progress of the disease there because many in the affluent world, as A.
in response to a Mayoral nominee who told the media that his solution to the AIDS problem would be to "shoot the queers.
CRITICAL THINKING: Focus attention on how AIDS affects the economies of entire societies.
Tapsoba is a member of the National Catholic AIDS Committee (NCAC).
AIDS Vaccine 2005, September 6-9, 2005, in Montreal, http://www.
It is almost impossible to grasp the magnitude of the situation, but Susan Hunter's introduction to her book Black Death: AIDS in Africa gives us an idea:
And it has inspired multilateral aid efforts in other areas, too, from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria, which pools funds from 45 countries and 13 corporations and private donors, to the Education for All "Fast Track Initiative" for basic education, which invites selected developing countries to submit national education plans to a consortium of donors who fund them collectively.
Edwards: Tell us how your program for patients with AIDS got started.
By January of 2000, the Centers for Disease Control reported that, for the first time since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, the majority of new HIV/AIDS cases could be found among African American and Latino men.
The level of stigmatization associated with HIV and AIDS has been declining within the United States, but the proportion of the public who hold misperceptions about how HIV is transmitted is rising.