Re: Theory vs. Data

From: KPJ (
Date: Thu Jun 29 2000 - 01:51:30 MDT

It appears as if <> wrote:
|And right now we're seeing life expectancy in Africa drop because of AIDS. If
|we developed a cure or vaccine for AIDS, and spent money to use it, life
|expectancy would go back up. The world had lots of diseases as bad as AIDS:
|smallpox, tuberculosis, cholera... gone now, and we live longer.

Still has. Tuberculosis (TBC) and cholera both still exist. In fact, there
now exists a more deadly, resistent strain of TBC, which cannot be cured with
most of the current antibiotics.

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