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infants/children with, 45, 63–64, 73, 97, 257–258

insurance coverage, 285–286

intravenous drug users, xvii, 50, 58–59, 62–65

isolation of virus, 36, 69

long-term survivors, 100–101

media sensationalism, 24, 35, 36–37, 72

in Miami, xvii, xviii, 7–17, 100–101, 129

New York City, xviii, 24, 82, 258

occupation cases, 18, 22

opportunistic infections, 7–10, 11, 12, 14–15, 16, 18, 20, 26–28, 37, 38, 58, 62, 66, 73, 78;

see also individual diseases and types of infections

Petri dish theory, 128–129, 130, 131, 287

politicization, 36–37, 95

poverty and social issues and, ix–x, xiv–xv, xix, xx, 10, 26, 47, 64, 73–75, 89, 128–130, 132, 143–144;

see also Prostitutes and prostitution

projections, 72–73

religious views about, 28–30, 46–47, 48–49, 97

risk factors, xx, 17, 36, 50, 73–74, 129–130

San Francisco, xviii

seroprevalence, 92–93, 284

sexual assault/exploitation victims, 93, 128

stigmatization and persecution of victims, xx–xxi, 28, 35, 50, 51, 54–55, 143, 184

T-cell counts, 20, 21–22, 25, 47, 97

testing and counseling, 71–72, 92, 93, 129, 193

treatments, 18, 19, 41, 48, 60, 69, 70, 72, 95, 284, 285–286

vaccine, 69

“worried well,” 58–59, 69

zombie curse theory, 129, 131

Affluence, health problems related to, 288–289

Akamil, 290, 291

American Association of Medical Colleges, 100, 148

Angelou, Maya, 297

Antiviral agents, 70

Aristide, Jean-Bertrand, 105–107, 124, 135–136, 140, 231, 232, 270, 280, 281, 286

Au Basse, Haiti, 151, 155, 156

AZT (zidovudine), 71, 95

B

Bactrim, 18, 19, 62

Baille Touribe, Haiti, 183–184, 235

Baker Act, 99

Bassin Bleu, 207–208, 210, 211, 212

Bercail Bon Berger (Sheepfold of the Good Shepherd), 217–222

Black Caucus (U.S.), 106

Black Death, 73, 74, 129

Blindness, 47, 48, 50, 51, 53, 54, 55

Blood

cryoprecipitate contamination, 95

experiments, 25–26, 31

Boucan Carrè, Haiti, 235

Boucantis, Haiti, 272

Breda plantation, 251

Brothers of the Good Shepherd, 88, 136, 137–139, 217–222, 244–245, 246

Buddhism, 34, 80



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