Browse by Subject "Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)"
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(2012-06-27)For three decades the AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) pandemic has killed millions and currently affects tens of millions around the world. It has especially crippled resource-poor regions in the world such as ...
Genomic signatures of recent selection at HIV host susceptibility genes in a Central African human population (2012-02-01)Multiple independent transfers of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) strains from chimpanzees to human populations produced the current HIV-1 pandemic. We hypothesized that Central African human populations may have been ...
Trends and content of media coverage of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa by three influential U.S. newspapers, 1983-2008 (2012-05-22)As a news topic, the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa is not a just health story. It is an amalgamation of complex triggers, effects and implications at multiple scales. Moreover, overreliance on bio-medical and epidemiological ...