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History and Origins of the HIV Epidemic
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Updates
The Federal Government and 30 Years of AIDS
Commentaries, timelines, and video chats recognizing the 30th anniversary of the first AIDS case. AIDS.gov. December 2011.
HIV and AIDS 30 Years Ago
National Museum of American History 30 years of AIDS exhibit. February 2012.
Journal Articles
Direct evidence of extensive diversity of HIV-1 in Kinshasa by 1960
Worobey M, Gemmel M, Teuwen DE, et al. Nature. 2008 Oct 2;455(7213):661-4.
AIDS: Prehistory of HIV-1
Sharp PM, Hahn BH. Nature. 2008 Oct 2;455(7213):605-6.
25 years of HIV
Fauci AS. Nature. 2008 May 15; 453: 289-290.
The emergence of HIV/AIDS in the Americas and beyond
Gilbert MT, Rambaut A, Wlasiuk G, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 2007 Nov 20;104(47):18566-70. Epub Oct 2007.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS --- United States, 1981--2005
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2006;55(21);589-592.
The Relationship Between HIV and AIDS
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. September 1995
The Evidence that HIV Causes AIDS
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. November 1994
Pneumocystis Pneumonia --- Los Angeles
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 1981;30(21);1-3.
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
The Federal Government and 30 Years of AIDS
Commentaries, timelines, and video chats recognizing the 30th anniversary of the first AIDS case. AIDS.gov. December 2011.
HIV InSite Interviews
On the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day, HIV researchers, clinicians, and community advocates talk about their experiences in the early days of the epidemic, the lessons learned during the past 25 years, and their thoughts on efforts to combat HIV in the future.UCSF Center for HIV Information. November 2008.
Interview with Luc Montagnier
Audio file of a telephone interview with Dr. Montagnier following receipt of the Nobel Prize. Adam Smith, Nobel Foundation. October 6, 2008.
The Early AIDS Epidemic in the US: Views from Atlanta and Hollywood
Audio and slides from a presentation by Harold Jaffe at the 15th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Feb 3, 2008.
Patient and Community Education
The Global HIV/AIDS Timeline
Kaiser Family Foundation.
First-Person Accounts
The San Francisco AIDS Oral History Series, 1981-1984
Oral histories on the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley.
In Their Own Words: NIH Researchers Recall the Early Years of AIDS
National Institutes of Health.
ACT UP Oral History Project
Oral interviews with members of ACT UP. 2008.
Links
Faces of AIDS
Global AIDS Film Archive. Karolinska Institute. 2008.
AIDS History Project
UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management, Archives & Special Collections.
Regional Oral History Office
University of California, Berkeley.
AVERT's History of AIDS
An overview of the history of the AIDS epidemic from AVERT.