HIV and AIDS a Lookback at 2018 Highs and Lows

HIV and AIDS a Lookback at 2018 Highs and Lows

The Centers For Disease Control on April 24, 1980, received a report that Ken Horne of San Francisco was diagnosed with Kaposi’s Sarcoma (KS). In 1981, retroactively the CDC named his as patient one in the AIDS epidemic. It was later discovered that Horne also had Cryptococcus. Flash forward to 2018, there have been many […]

2018 World AIDS Day Theme ‘Know Your Status’

2018 World AIDS Day Theme ‘Know Your Status’

World AIDS Day commemorates its 30-year-anniversary on Dec. 1, 2018. “Know Your Status” is this year’s theme. Understanding the importance of knowing one’s status is of the utmost importance. Since its inception at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes for AIDS Prevention, United Nations agencies along with governments and civil organizations worldwide […]