TITLE

The disease that transformed medicine: AIDS turns 20

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Patrick
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/19/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p789
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the first reports of AIDS in 'Canada Diseases Weekly Report,' on March 27, 1982. Presence of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in homosexual males; Mention of Dr. John Doherty of Windsor, Ontario, whose career was changed by AIDS; Observation that AIDS is able to show deficiencies in societies around the world.
ACCESSION #
6380276

 

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