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By Kenneth H. Mayer

HIV/AIDS is still the pandemic of our occasions. it's anticipated that 36 to forty five million humans together with 2-3 million young ones already are contaminated around the world and an extra 4-7 million extra are contaminated every one year.There has no longer been a complete medically dependent AIDS prevention booklet released within the final 5 years. given that that point many new software interventions were attempted and lots more and plenty has been realized via evidence-based examine. HIV Prevention will position targeted specialise in the array of interventions which have been confirmed potent via rigorous examine. If there's one topic that has been realized so far it truly is that there's no one-size-fits-all prevention process that would paintings in the entire geographic, demographic and socio-cultural environments impacted by way of the global AIDS pandemic. * Discusses all elements of AIDS prevention, from epidemiology, molecular immunology and virology to the foundations of broad-based public future health prevention interventions.* distinctive concentrate on the array of interventions which have been confirmed potent via rigorous research* Identifies new developments in HIV/AID epidemiology and their effect on growing and enforcing prevention interventions* accommodates virology, biology, infectious illnesses, vaccinology, microbicides and study methodologies into AIDS prevention

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However, aside from mother-to-child transmission and occupational exposure to HIV-infected material, HIV acquisition is the consequence of two pleasurable activities: unprotected anal or vaginal sexual intercourse, and injecting recreational drugs with un-sterile equipment. It should therefore be no surprise that even though HIV is difficult to transmit and HIV prevention programs have been in place for decades, millions of new infections continue to occur annually and prevention gains are not always sustained.

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