By Tony Barnett, Alan Whiteside (auth.)
Essential analyzing for social and clinical scientists and all these attracted to infectious illnesses and public well-being, AIDS and the Twenty-First Century examines the social and financial origins and affects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. HIV/AIDS is not just a scientific challenge. it truly is a sign of the dimensions of the worldwide concern in public well-being. Accessibly written, this e-book is critical interpreting for policymakers, scholars and all those who find themselves thinking about the connection among poverty, inequality and infectious diseases.
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The period from onset of symptoms to death is shorter in poor countries. This has been borne out by a number of studies, most recently French et al. (1999) who speculate that it is because patients do not receive early and appropriate treatment - an obvious issue in resource-constrained environments. The differences between the poor and rich worlds also apply to the rich and the poor worldwide, and come down to the following: people 34 AIDS in the Twenty-First Century who are able to eat enough nutritious food, who lead stress-free lives and who are not exposed to multiple infections will stay healthy and live longer.
Thus lineage time and safe sex do not hold the same power, they cannot be equated - the former must win. People may want to avoid HIV infection; they may want to defer marriage or childbearing; but the pressures of lineage, family, gender roles and short life expectancy may often be for sex now (preferably reproductive, fertile sex) rather than for deferred sex and the use of a condom. While the sick Ugandan woman was worried about her individuality, that may be less important than her lineage which provided a vital aspect of her identity.
Once the virus has penetrated the wall of the CD4 cell it is safe from the immune system because it copies the cell's DNA, and therefore cannot be identified and destroyed by the body's defence mechanisms. Virus particles lurk in the cells until their replication is triggered. Once this happens they make new virus particles that bud from the surface of the host cell in vast numbers, destroying that cell as they do so. These viruses then go on to infect more CD4 cells. When a person is infected a battle commences between the virus and the immune system.
AIDS in the Twenty-First Century: Disease and Globalization by Tony Barnett, Alan Whiteside (auth.)