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Marking 40 years since the first cases of AIDS reported in U.S.

CA, 06 Jun 2021
In 1981, five men from California became the first known patients of an unknown illness that would later be identified as HIV/AIDS.

Four decades later, there's still no cure or vaccine for the virus that's killed more than 33-million people worldwide.

When the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, medical teams around the world shifted focus to battling the novel coronavirus.

While the pandemic derailed HIV/AIDS research and treatment, the COVID-19 vaccine maker Moderna is beginning work on a new treatment for the decades-old disease. Jennifer Johnson reports.

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