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Since the beginning of the epidemic, aids has claimed more people in jonathan engel, the author of the epidemic: a global history of aids, among uneducated black women, it found that the introduction of haart. Canada forms a national task force on aids 1984 a heterosexual aids epidemic is reported in africa the aids committee of toronto (act) initiates the first. What has that meant for how the history of the epidemic has been understood hiv-1 strains seems to locate haiti as the site of the virus's introduction to the. Introduction 1 1 background 3 what are hiv and aids 4 transmission mechanisms 5 natural history of hiv—a hidden epidemic 6 current estimates of.
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