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Obama’s AIDS plan comes at a critical time
Sacramento Bee

On June 5, 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the following brief report:

“In the period October 1980-May 1981, 5 young men, all active homosexuals, were treated for biopsy-confirmed pneumocystis carinii pneumonia at 3 different hospitals in Los Angeles, California. Two of the patients died.”

The implications were chilling. But who could have imagined what was to come.