First reports of AIDS. Confusion and chaos by physicians and citizens unknowing of the severity of the disease.
Michael Callen diagnosed with AIDS. Trying to raise awarenes among the public but still AIDS and people affected is misunderstood. There are still no secure medical treatments for AIDS patients.
President Reagan gave his first public address of the disease four years after the outbreak.
There were already 13,074 cases of AIDS by this time, with 6,116 resulting in deaths
Three thousand people taking part in clinical trails in hopes for a cure.
1,920 AIDS quilts were displayed at the National Mall in Washington D.C
Magic Johnson diagnosed with AIDS. Establishes that any one can contract the disease. Like people before he raises awareness.
1.7 million had been raised for AIDS services programs
David Ho discovers most effective form of treatment. Used effectively by many doctors across the nation