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Black Death : AIDS in Africa by Susan Hunter
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Writing for the general public, medical anthropologist Susan Hunter tells the untold story of HIV/AIDS in Africa, home to 80 percent of the 40 million people in the world currently infected with HIV.

She weaves together the history of colonialism in Africa, an insider's take on the reluctance of drug companies to provide cheap medication and vaccines in poor countries, and personal anecdotes from the 20 years she spent in Africa working on the AIDS crisis.

Hunter looks at what Africans are already doing on the ground level to combat HIV and AIDS, and what the world can and must do to help.

-Stephen Lewis, UN Special Envoy for AIDS in Africa
"One of the most important books on AIDS to be published... The book is chilling and fascinating in equal measure."

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