Aids - The Search For The Virus

Allan Little tells the story of the race to identify the cause of a new and devastating disease.

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The first patients in the West to be diagnosed with AIDS were young homosexual men in America in 1981. Doctors were puzzled by symptoms which were extremely rare in this age group.

But the problem was not confined to the developed world - it was soon realised that the disease known as slim' in Africa was also AIDS.