The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance - Chapter 14: Thirdworldization Summary & Analysis

Laurie Garrett
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Chapter 14: Thirdworldization Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 14, Johnathan Mann of the WHO Global Program on AIDS told a gathering in London of over a thousand representatives that they must share information, and must not isolate or exclude populations due to the disease, or they would risk losing to AIDS. Mann's team advised global education, syringes for all countries, scanning of donated blood, and counseling for the already infected. However, many countries began to deport immigrants with the disease, refuse travel visas, quarantine the diseased for life, and even imprison those believed to be carrying the disease. Although Mann tried to argue against these policies in Asia and other countries, the leaders pointed out they were following the policies of the United States. Prior to the London meeting, WHO noted three social epidemics within the biological one of AIDS, those of denial of the plague...

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