HIV is Turning Gray

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TURLOCK, CA, UNITED STATES, November 30, 2020 / -- HIV is turning gray: Will the Biden White House Accept the Challenge?
By: Jeffrey R. Lewis

Since 1982, more than 690,000 Americans have died of HIV-related illnesses. That's more Americans than were lost in any armed conflict in this century or last – combined.

It has been nearly 40 years since a new public health threat reared its ugly head in the United States on June 5, 1981, when the Centers reported five cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia for Disease Control & Prevention. Identified as a gay-related disease would later be labeled by scientists as the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Some years later, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) caused AIDS, and it started the dark legacy that lives on today.

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