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Today in History -- June 5

June 5, 2009

On this date in 1981, CDC reported that five gay men in Los Angeles had developed a rare form of pneumonia. These were the first recognized cases of the condition that later became known as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or AIDS.

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Associated Press
06.05.2009




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