Thursday, March 4, 2021

archivedeaths

Health

How science is FINALLY on the brink of beating AIDS after 40 years and 32 million global deaths

In 1981, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report on a rare lung infection in five 'previously healthy young men in Los Angeles'. It suggested a 'cellular-immune dysfunction related to a common exposure' and a 'disease acquired through sexual contact'. The patients were described as 'homosexuals'. Two had died.It was the first mention of what a little over a year later became known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS.Although the link hadn't yet been made, at the same time, worried doctors in San Francisco and New York were...
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