VIH/SIDA

Timeline created by Valenmay16
  • First alert

    First alert
    The American disease surveillance and prevention organization reported a rare form of pneumonia among gay youth in California.
  • Virus discovery

    Virus discovery
    The Paris Pasteur Institute team announced the discovery of the lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV), which was later known as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
  • AZT, the first medicine to treat HIV.

    AZT, the first medicine to treat HIV.
    Thanks to the United States Food and Drug Administration, the time for the approval of AIDS medications was reduced. The first AZT antiretroviral drug was introduced.
  • Day of the fight against AIDS.

    Day of the fight against AIDS.
    The World Health Organization established December 1 as World AIDS Day.
  • National AIDS Program

    National AIDS Program
    The National AIDS Program was created that began administering free anti-HIV drugs.
  • Philadelphia

    Philadelphia
    La película protagonizada por Tom Hanks se estrenó en la que interpreta a un abogado con VIH.
  • The vertical transmission is reduced.

    The vertical transmission is reduced.
    It was indicated that AZT reduced mother-to-child transmission rates.
  • Tests in 20 minutes

    Tests in 20 minutes
    The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of rapid tests, which offer results with 99.6% accuracy in just 20 minutes.
  • Preventive treatments

    Preventive treatments
    The first trials were conducted to reduce the risk of HIV acquisition among people who were exposed to the virus
  • Pre Exposure Prophylaxis

    Pre Exposure Prophylaxis
    The first trials were conducted to reduce the risk of contracting HIV among people who were exposed to the virus.
  • Treatment as prevention

    Treatment as prevention
    It was confirmed that people with HIV being treated had fewer risks of transmitting the virus.
  • The Berlin patient

    The Berlin patient
    The case of Timothy Brown, who lived with HIV and after receiving a bone marrow transplant, completely lost the presence of the virus in the blood.
  • Strategy 90-90-90

    Strategy 90-90-90
    UNAIDS treated new goals for 2020: 90% of people with HIV diagnosed, 90% of them being treated and 90% of those being treated with undetectable viral load.
  • Prohibition of HIV testing in pre-occupational

    Prohibition of HIV testing in pre-occupational
    The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security, which promotes active measures of discrimination in access to employment, banned the HIV test in the pre-occupational examination.
  • Second referral

     Second referral
    Scientists managed to get a person, identified only as "the London patient", to overcome HIV infection. This is a man who does not show traces of HIV after 19 months.