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Author Topic: A history of HIV. Past, present, future. Great info.  (Read 670 times)

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Offline randym431

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A history of HIV. Past, present, future. Great info.
« on: June 10, 2014, 06:04:57 AM »
I don't know which area to post this in so it may be moved.
I an including two links.
One link, possibly posted here before, was the original New York Times report in 1981 about the rare cancer found in 41 Gay men. I had never read the original article before so this was fascinating read for me.

http://www.nytimes.com/1981/07/03/us/rare-cancer-seen-in-41-homosexuals.html

More important, the link(s) below addressing the history past present future of the disease and treatment. Again, possibly posted before, but still worth the posting.

http://www.avert.org/history-hiv-aids-us.htm

This is stuff anyone could google and find on their own.

Three links listed at the end of the above linked article provides more interesting info.

http://www.avert.org/hiv-treatment-us.htm

Would be nice, more than nice, to one day include a section to the history where a cure has been found.

Offline Theyer

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Re: A history of HIV. Past, present, future. Great info.
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2014, 07:34:44 AM »
Sobering the 1981 article. !981 I spent the Summer in mainland Europe and North Africa.

 Paris>Seville>Marrakesh>Vienna>Budapest> , travelling by train . For the first time travelling with enough money to have a bunk in a 6  person compartment for some off the longer bits. Nearly ended up in hospital in Marrakesh walking home one evening and suddenly plummeting down a drain hole that had "lost" any surrounding protection it might off had.

Oh dear better lay down having memory overload.
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