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.A new HIV strain in some patients in Cuba appears to be much more aggressive and can develop into AIDS within three years of infection. Researchers said the progression happens so fast that treatment with antiretroviral drugs may come too late.
originally posted by: RifRAAF
For a long time Castro had a zero tollerance policy against homosexuals, he even said later in his life his treatment of LBGT people was the worst thing he ever did during his presidency...
...and now they have a new strain of HIV.
Sub-Saharan Africa has been devastated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. While only 10% of the world's population lives in sub-Saharan Africa, an estimated 70% of all HIV infected adults and children are found there (Table 1). Heterosexual sexual transmission is predominant and sub-Saharan Africa is the only region where more women than men are infected
originally posted by: FireflyStars
Considering that many Caribbean countries are used for sex tourism, I assume Cuba will see more than its fair share of gay and straight prostitution and just straight up gettin' busy. I'm guessing that we will see a large spike in AIDs and HIV cases in about 3 years.
originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
a reply to: ketsuko
With a 15billion+ dollar industry it stands to reason that the slow kill is worth it.