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International Perspectives on HIV/AIDS
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Zimmerman, Rick. 2010. “International Perspectives on HIV/AIDS”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic internationally -
The HIV/AIDS epidemic is an enormous burden in the developing world. As of the end of 2005, over 40.3 million people in the world (out of nearly 6.5 billion, or about 0.6% of the world’s population) are living with HIV/AIDS. This describes the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, i.e., the number (or prevalence...

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