40 Years Since the First Reported Case of AIDS

June 5th marked the 40th anniversary of the first official reporting of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in 1981. Shortly after, the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) created the first task force on Kaposi’s Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections (infections that occur in those with weakened immune systems). Since the start of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, UNAIDS…