HIV and AIDS
It may be that because AIDS first appeared in the homosexual population, it has not been dealt with in the usual fashion. There are issues associated with AIDS that are not associated with other diseases, including other diseases that are transmissible sexually. The early focus was on morality, taboo, contamination, and purity issues, rather than strictly on epidemiological issues. In the following pages, the intent is to explore the situation with HIV/AIDS during the 1990s, looking at recommendations for dealing with the problem.
Major Factors Associated with HIV and AIDS …