HIV-1 and HIV-2
HIV-2 originated in a type of monkey called the sooty mangabey.
How has it affected people?
-It is hard to access nutrition, basic health care, housing, and clothing.
- In Africa, people with this disease occupy more than 1/2 the hospital beds.
-Lost 28 million workers
- A vaccine can protect against HIV infection.
- A trail funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development shows that a gel containing an anti-HIV drug that can help prevent from HIV protection.