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Table of Contents

It Happened In April

Good Morning, HAART Break

Putting On The Ritts

We Interrupt This Program

Wish You Were Here

BABAA Black Sheep

Neg & Pos

The Oral Majority

C No Evil

Sunday Best

Sure Shot

Golden Gates

Condom Man!

Suffering Fools

Milestones

Toys 'R' Us

Bi'er Beware

Research & Derailment

The Secretary

We Got You Covered

Desperate Measures

The Bottom Line

I Want My HIV MD!

B and Thee

Safe Passage

Lord of the Ring

Supercalifragilistic-lacticacidosis!

Protest

On Your Mark

Zeritocracy

To Kiss and Tell

Fantasy Island

Mailbox

Prophet of Boom

Publisher's Letter



Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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April 2003

It Happened In April

by Staff

1981: Docs in LA and New York reported the first Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and PCP cases among gay men to the CDC.

1983: Newsweek’s “EPIDEMIC” cover made AIDS a mainstream national news story.

1985: Atlanta, home of the CDC, hosted the first International Conference on AIDS.

1987: On April Fool’s, President Reagan said AIDS publicly for the first time, proposing “A” stand for abstinence.

1992: Tennis great Arthur Ashe pre-empted USA Today’s planned outing by reluctantly telling the press he got HIV from a transfusion. The next day, April 9, the FDA set up fast-track approval for new AIDS meds, after five years of “drugs into bodies!” demos.




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