The Most Important Example of a Disease That Has Almost
The most important example of a disease that has almost disappeared from the world in the past half century or so is:
Most people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS):
A) live outside of Africa.
B) are heterosexual.
C) are intravenous drug users.
D) are hemophiliacs.
One of the major barriers to the treatment of the HIV and AIDS epidemic worldwide is:
A) the increasing number of intravenous drug users.
B) the increasing percentage of homosexuals who practice unsafe sex.
C) the increasing percentage of heterosexuals who practice unsafe sex.
D) discrimination against people living with these infections.
Akiki is a sixteen-year-old orphan girl from Uganda. What can be inferred from the textbook about her situation?
A) She was probably orphaned because her parents died of AIDS.
B) She will likely be placed into a state institution for orphaned children.
C) Her parents were probably killed by government troops.
D) Her parents were likely murdered by members of a gang.