The Origins of AIDS

The Origins of AIDS
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ISBN-13:
9780521186377
Einband:
Paperback
Erscheinungsdatum:
22.02.2018
Seiten:
310
Autor:
Jacques Pepin
Gewicht:
452 g
Format:
229x152x16 mm
Sprache:
Englisch

Inhaltsverzeichnis
Introduction; 1. Out of Africa; 2. The source; 3. The timing; 4. The cut hunter; 5. Societies in transition; 6. The oldest trade; 7. Injections and the transmission of viruses; 8. The legacies of colonial medicine I: French Equatorial Africa and Cameroun; 9. The legacies of colonial medicine II: the Belgian Congo; 10. The other human immunodeficiency viruses; 11. From the Congo to the Caribbean; 12. The blood trade; 13. The globalisation; 14. Assembling the puzzle; 15. Epilogue: lessons learned.
Beschreibung
This compelling new account looks back to the early twentieth-century origins and subsequent development of HIV/AIDS before 1981.
Autor
Jacques Pepin is Professor and Head of the Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, where he is also Director of the Centre for International Health. He has conducted research on infectious diseases in sixteen African countries.

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