Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 4th, 2006
"Uganda is invoked as a metaphor for a host of arguments and insights about HIV/AIDS. However, much of what has been asserted about the country is not based on the available evidence," scientists writing in the Journal of Biosocial Science report.
According to T. Allen and colleagues, University of London, "This paper reviews findings by epidemiologists and anthropologists, and draws on the author's experiences of researching in the country since the early 1980s.
"It comments on various myths about HIV/AIDS in Uganda, including myths about the origin and...
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