Rochester AIDS History Chapter 23

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC March Issue 2017 The Long Road To Wellness (cont’d) Last month we looked at AIDS curriculum in Monroe County, expansion of rehabilitative treatment for IV drug abuse and the beginning conversations on needle exchange programs,

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 22

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC February Issue 2017 The Long Road To Wellness (cont’d) The Road To Wellness has many twists and turns.  For every two steps forward there seems to be one step back.  Such is the history of

Rochester AIDs History Chapter 21

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC Dec – Jan Issue 2016 The Long Road To Wellness (cont’d) Prior to the approval of AZT by the FDA, in 1986 NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease) established the Division of AIDS. 

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 20

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC November Issue 2016 The Long Road To Wellness Once Michael Gottlieb in 1981 identified the virus which would be called gay cancer, grid, gay compromise syndrome, HIV and finally AIDS, it took the government, the

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 19

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC October Issue 2016 AIDs Research and Treatment Research and treatment of a disease ultimately begin with its identification.  The next task is to determine cause and then how it is transmitted.  Once these are determined,

Rochester AIDS History Chapter 18

Shoulders To Stand On                                                                           EC September Issue 2016 Impact of AIDs on Students in American Schools In 1985 AIDS cases were reported in 51 countires.  Here in the United States at the end of 1985 there were 20,740 AIDS cases