Aids and HIV Historical Perspective

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On the date December 1st 2007 many people across the globe united together to prove that they were concerned about the same on the worlds aids day. It was first established in the year 1988 and was an attempt to raise the issue in front of the people so that they are aware about the same. Ever since this disease has been discovered I must tell you that more than 27 million peoples have died due to this disease.

The earliest known HIV infection was found in the year 1959. Many scientists believe that the sub species of the Chimpanzees have been the reason for this kind of virus and we all know that this disease spread from a monkey. This fact was discovered between the period 1940 and the early 1950s.

I would now like to describe what happened during some of the periods in the past 50 years. The description is as follows:

1. 1979-81
There were 31 deaths during the early 1981 and around 234 deaths in the year 1981. Those people who do not take enough precautions were the most to be effected by this disease. And this was the period when many such cases were discovered. During this period it was known as the CDC.

2. 1982
In the year 1982 there was a revolution in the researches which were carried out on the causes for AIDS. There were many reasons found and I must tell you that the name AIDS which stands for the acquired immune deficiency syndrome was given to this disease in the year 1982 only.

3. 1983
During this year 33 other countries confirmed that some of their citizens were suffering from this disease. I must tell you that lots of researches were being carried out during this period.

4. 1985
This was the year when the actor Rock Hudson died of AIDS. Also Ryan white was expelled from his school in Indiana since he was found suffering from this disease. This was the year when our president Ronald Reagan at first used the word AIDS in public. This was the first time when the word AIDS was used in public.

5. 1990
This was the year when the Ryan White died of the AIDS after fighting for his admission in some school. His age at that time was just 19 years. I must tell you that this forced the congress to think about the AIDS patients. They pass an act in this year to help the AIDS patients.

Ever since then lots of work has been done for the AIDS patients and believe me that they are not being respected in the society.

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This article was published on 2010/04/01