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Pitt Men’s Study reflects on past, future of HIV fight

Pitt Men’s Study reflects on past, future of HIV fight

By George Smith, For The Pitt News

June 5, 2019

When an outbreak of sexually-transmitted human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, hit the United States in the early 1980s, not much was known about the virus or how it spread. But scientists, researchers and volunteers at Pitt have been working for almost four decades to try and change that.

HIV timeline

HIV timeline

By TNS

December 3, 2014

HIV/AIDS timeline: key events and breakthroughs; new milestone in HIV research: an experimental HIV vaccine has for the first time cut the risk of infection by nearly a third. 

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