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30 Years Of AIDS In San Diego

AIDS Epidemic: 30 Years & Counting

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The AIDS Epidemic: 30 Years & Counting

July 6, 2011 | By Kenny Goldberg

The AIDS Epidemic: 30 Years & Counting

It's been 30 years since the first cases of AIDS emerged. Since then, the disease has killed nearly 7,300 people in San Diego, and the human toll continues to mount.

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AIDS deaths in San Diego County from 1981-2010.

Above: AIDS deaths in San Diego County from 1981-2010.

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Early Days Of AIDS Epidemic in San Diego

Dr. Chris Mathews, founder of UCSD's Owen Clinic, talks about the early days of the AIDS epidemic.

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Diagnosed With HIV

John Keasler talks about what it was like when he was first diagnosed with HIV in 1988.

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