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13 – Results from two studies of pre-Exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) provide evidence that antiretroviral drugs can prevent HIV transmission. (2011)

20 – The 20th International AIDS Conference (“Stepping Up the Pace”) kicks off in Melbourne. (2014)

26 – The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. The ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities, including people living with HIV/AIDS. (1990)

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28 – Visual AIDS holds its first annual Last Address Tribute Walk. The walking tour honors the last address of artists lost to AIDS-related illness as well as other cultural sites of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. (2013)


1 – “Blood Supply Called Free of AIDS” declares a New York Times headline after U.S. health officials announce that a new test can successfully screen HIV-positive blood from the nation’s blood supply. (1985)

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18 – H. Clifford Lane, MD, and his colleagues at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases begin the first U.S. clinical trial to test an experimental HIV vaccine in humans. (1987)

20 – Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

30 – National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day