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23/04/1984 HIV is discovered

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Dr. Robert Gallo: Co- Discovered the HIV Virus

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Margaret Heckler & Robert Gallo - 1984 Press Conference

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April 23, 1984: AIDS Discovered - www.NBCUniversalArchives.com

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HIV AIDS Researcher Dr. Robert Gallo

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Origin of HIV, or Where Does HIV Come From?

AIDS was first clinically observed in the United States. The initial cases were a cluster of injecting drug users and homosexual men with no known cause of impaired immunity who showed symptoms of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, a rare opportunistic infection that was known to occur in people with a very compromised immune system.
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