June 5, 2011
June 5 Marks 30 Years of AIDS
The first public account identifying AIDS was published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on June 5, 1981. That date is now regarded as the beginning of the pandemic.
See the following for more information:
Special Report: 30 Years of AIDS
Patient No More: Timothy Brown—a.k.a. "the Berlin Patient"—is the Man Who Once Had HIV
Frontline Physician: Michael Gottlieb, MD, the doctor who diagnosed the first AIDS cases
31 at 30: Thirty-one long-term survivors on thirty years of AIDS
The POZ Timeline: Milestones in the HIV/AIDS pandemic
Video: Anthony Fauci, MD, head of NIAID, on how we stop AIDS (Part 1 & Part 2)
Video: Carlos del Rio, MD, on evolutions in AIDS treatment
Video: Larry Kramer, founder of ACT UP, on AIDS activism
Search: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, MMWR, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC
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