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Chapter 5

PLAGUES AND PEOPLE - CHAPTER 5 - INFLUENZA AIDS.docx

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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat
Semester
Summer

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PLAGUES AND PEOPLE CHAPTER 5: A Modern Plague – AIDS A look back global disease, first pandemic in 21 century Dr. Michael Gottlieb -unusual pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis carinii -cause fever and lung congestion may lead to respiratory failure -usually found in children with leukemia or adults with lymphomas or those on immunosuppressive drugs -patients were young male homosexuals -appearance of a rare cancer of the skin by a red-purple blotching called Kaposi’s sarcoma 1983 Robert Gallo named HLTV III (human lymphotropic T-cell virus) Luc Montagnier named LAV (lymphadenopathy virus) today known as HI
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