25 years of HIV

Today marks 25 years since the first report of what would come to be known as AIDS appeared in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on June 5, 1981.

By | June 5, 2006

Today marks 25 years since the first report of what would come to be known as AIDS appeared in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on June 5, 1981. See that report, and our annotation, here.

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Jennifer Costley

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June 5, 2006

25 years on and it is still chilling to read the accounts of the early deaths from AIDS. We have learned a lot about the disease in the period since, but still there is no cure. We owe it to those who have been lost and those who have survived to recommit ourselves to the cause.

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