Tag: Epidemic

Why didn’t HIV come from monkeys?

OK, well first of all, the theory that HIV came from monkeys was the result of an accident . . . an incident of laboratory contamination. In 1985, group of researchers in Massachusetts said they found “an AIDS-like virus” in the African green monkey, and that spawned the idea that HIV came from monkeys In…

By Jose Scott March 25, 2020 0

Ludacris talks about HIV

LUDACRIS: What up, everybody? This is Ludacris, and I want to tell you about something that many of us don’t want to talk about — HIV/AIDS and the toll it has taken on our community, especially young people. Now, HIV isn’t his problem or her problem. It’s all of our problem. The facts are clear.…

By Jose Scott March 13, 2020 0

How Close Are We to Curing HIV/AIDS?

[TRACE]In the 90s, we heard about the AIDS epidemic on every local newscast. We were irrationally afraid of toilet seats, pay phones, even kissing people; sex became scary. And while we don’t see those Public Service Announcements anymore… AIDS hasn’t gone away. It’s still a global epidemic. To date, over 39 Million people have died…

By Jose Scott March 10, 2020 100