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To the shock of many, George W. Bush pledged $10 billion to strive against AIDS in constructing international locations. famous professional Susan Hunter tells the untold tale of AIDS in Africa, domestic to eighty percentage of the forty million humans on the planet presently contaminated with HIV. She weaves jointly the historical past of colonialism in Africa, an insider's tackle the reluctance of drug businesses to supply reasonable medicine and vaccines in negative international locations, and private anecdotes from the twenty years she spent in Africa engaged on the AIDS obstacle. Taken jointly, those strands make it unmistakably transparent historical past of the exploitation of constructing international locations through the West is at once chargeable for the unfold of ailment in constructing countries and the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Hunter seems to be at what Africans are already doing at the floor point to strive against AIDS, and what the realm can and needs to do to aid. Accessibly written and hard-hitting, Black Death brings the stunning facts to existence and paints for the 1st time a beautiful photo of an important political factor today.
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