Pandemics
Lesson 3
  • Read the article, "A World without Aids", on the creation of an AIDS vaccine.
    1. Should the governments of developed nations spend whatever is necessary to create a vaccine for AIDS?

       

       

    2. What impact would that have on the economies of developed nations?

       

       

  • This graph shows the trend in the number of Americans diagnosed with AIDS, living with AIDS, and dying from AIDS from 1985 2003.


    http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/graphics/images/L207/l207-1.ppt
    1. What conclusions about the effectiveness of AIDS treatment programs can be drawn from this graph?

       

       

       

       

    2. How might the evidence in this graph support changes to the U.S. government AIDS treatment and prevention policy?