October 5, 2011 - How can you tell that a patient has a previously unknown disease?
How do you care for someone with a mysterious illness-and protect yourself as well?
How do you investigate the cause of a new disease, and find ways to treat and prevent it?
In Their Own Words documents how NIH researchers answered such questions when asked to recall the early days of HIV/AIDS. In launching this web site, we commemorate the 20-year struggle to confront the deadly HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Source: Office of History, National Institutes of Health