The only comprehensive book on HIV/AIDS, this volume presents a balanced, compassionate review of the facts regarding the biological, medical, social and legal aspects of the modern-day HIV/AIDS pandemic, world wide.It provides an understandable scientific explanation of what has been learned about HIV/AIDS, and reflects the most recent developments -- and issues -- within and surrounding HIV/AIDS. Practical as well as analytical, it answers commonly asked questions such as Where did the virus come from? How is it transmitted? Who is likely to be infected? How can it be prevented? Which therapies work -- and which don't work?, etc.Gerald J. Stine is the author of 'Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: Biological, Medical, Social, and Legal Issues' with ISBN 9780133568905 and ISBN 0133568903.