The IRE website will be unavailable while we complete routine maintenance on Friday, April 16 from 8-10 am CT.
IRE favicon

Shop

Resource ID: #17332
Subject: AIDS
Source: Toward Freedom Magazine
Affiliation: 
Date: August

$0.00

Description

An investigation by Toward Freedom Magazine of the AIDS epidemic in Africa reveals that sloppy research may inflate the reported number of AIDS cases on the continent. The World Health Organization estimates that 23.3 million people in Africa have AIDS. However, that estimate is "based on the most fragile of foundations. [The WHO's] definition of AIDS in Africa differs decisively from AIDS in the West. The WHO's clinical definition of AIDS in Africa is not based on an HIV test but on the combined symptoms of prolonged fever, persistent cough and others; none of which are uncommon in Africa."

141 Neff Annex   |   Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, MO 65211   |   573-882-2042   |   info@ire.org   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenuwarning linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram