HIV aids Caribbean

Combatting the Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in The Caribbean

HIV Origin and Structure Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is responsible for the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It is widely believed that HIV-1 and HIV-2 are the results of multiple cross-species transmissions of the simian immunodeficiency virus, which usually infects African primates (Sharp &Hahn, 2011). The transmission event that resulted in HIV took place amongst chimpanzees in Cameroon and gave rise …