The AIDS epidemic has been with us for a decade. In that brief time it has profoundly affected all aspects of human existence.
Since the appearance of its first article about AIDS in 1982 (1), Annals has published many articles about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. The topics have evolved with the collective understanding of HIV infection and its consequences. First there were simple descriptions of AIDS and its complications, then studies of the biology and clinical course of disease and its transmission, then trials of the effectiveness of treatment, both for the viral infection and its biologic complications. More
The AIDS Epidemic: Personal and Social Consequences. Ann Intern Med. ;116:339. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-4-339_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(4):339.
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