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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1996

June 2012


31 Years at a Glance

1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

1996. The annual incidence of women diagnosed with AIDS begins to decline because of the success of antiretroviral therapies in the U.S. Rebecca Denison (founder and editor of WORLD) delivers twin girls, becoming one of the first HIV-positive women to talk publicly about her decision to become pregnant.


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