Curson, Peter; McRandle, Brendan
January 2006
Strategy Reports: Plague Anatomy: Health Security from Pandemics;2006, p28
Book Chapter
The chapter explores the challenges posed by HIV to governments. The increase in HIV cases in Africa illustrates how the failure to deal with infectious disease can have long-term effects on society, the economy, and even the viability of the state. It resulted to a decline in life expectancy and the erosion of economic gains. In 2000, the United Nations Security Council met to discuss the impact of AIDS on peace and security.


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