Does HIV cause AIDS? How do we know?
that discovery, there has been continuing controversy as to the cause of this
illness and thus to the appropriate treatment and prevention strategies.
Your assignment is to read the following web sites that argue both sides of the
issue and then write an editorial supporting your point of view.
You may support either side or argue that we need more information. Provide the
data/evidence that you think is most compelling and indicate what actions in the
fight against AIDS should be taken based on your position and what the
consequences of supporting the opposing positions would be. You may use other
resources if you wish.
This editorial must be typed. It should be no longer than one page. Spelling and
grammar count. Please identify yourself only by your student ID.
Epidemiology - proof of disease causation
To explain the limitations of Koch's postulates for some diseases
To evaluate conflicting information related to HIV (science) provided on the web
To coherently and concisely express an opinion on a scientific issue supported by evidence
To consider the consequences of science and public policy on humans