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A man who has dedicated his life and career to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, 
Dr. Bill Valenti has rightfully earned his reputation as a medical maverick 
and pioneer in HIV treatment, prevention, research and policy.

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AIDS: A Matter of Urgency


Dr. Bill Valenti shares his memoirs of the times, patients and professionals with the world. AIDS: A Matter of Urgency is a self-published, compelling compilation of patient stories and personal reflections that chronicle the epidemic through the eyes of a front-line medical maverick.

 

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AIDS Timeline

The history


  • In January, the first U.S AIDS clinic is established in San Francisco.
  • By the end of the year, more than 41,000 people had died of AIDS in the U.S.
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Imagine what it would be like to end the HIV epidemic–something that is closer to reality more than ever before.

— Dr. Bill Valenti