Not important in the difference at all. That's just how I remember hearing it first referenced.
Although I must admit that I really don't mind the name change as it better reflects the disease thoughout the world, however we should not forget how it spread to other countries (including ours).
Speaking epidemialogically, a quicker killing form of AIDS is really less dangerous to society. By killing its host quicker there is less chance of the infection spreading. Not a pleasant thought, but a scientifically accurate one.
there is a cure for AIDS, the virus dies if people stop behaving in a way that spreads it, oh sorry, like that's going to happen, there is no cure for AIDS
now a famous sex expert, Dr. Sue, one of my favourite sex experts, she looks like anyone's Grandmother but not annoying like Dr. Ruth said that anyone engaging in anal sex should double bag it, as in wear two condoms at once to ensure safer sex, whether hetero or homo, because of that delicate rectal tissue is very prone to tearing and thus tranmission, so if you double bag it, if one condom breaks hopefully the second condom works, personally a friend and mine laughingly suggest whole body condoms or maybe virtual sex is looking better and better or celibacy - this new chladmydia looks nasty too, time to buy stock in vibrator manufacturers, LOL
but you are always going to have assholes who are so stoned or drunk or on the death spiral that they don't care who they infect and some are angry so they want to take as many with them, happened to some creep in Canada who purposely infected women, in fact, this is a good reason for not having casual sex with anyone, this guy infected this one woman, she insisted he wear a condom, so he puts it on but whipped it off at the last moment and gave her AIDS, and this was after this guy was under an order to refrain from having unprotected sex - hmmmmm
I was shocked to learn just a few years ago that most cervical cancers are caused by a sexually transmitted disease, HPV, and you don't even hear about that much