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AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- History

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Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture

When the first cases of AIDS began appearing in the United States in 1981, doctors and researchers were baffled. It took a decade rife with protests and media coverage to encourage action by government officials and funding organizations, and it wasn't until the 1990s that effective treatment practices for HIV and AIDS were disseminated to the wider medical community. Surviving & Thriving: AIDS,...

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