The first reports of the infection which would come to be known as AIDS appeared in the June 5, 1981 issue of CDC’s MMWR. The 5 cases reported in the MMWR involved young homosexual men being treated for Pneumocystic carinii pneumonia. All were in Los Angeles, California during the period October 1980-May 1981.
- Have injected drugs or steroids or shared equipment (such as needles, syringes, works) with others
- Have had unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex with men who have sex with men, multiple partners, or anonymous partners
- Have exchanged sex for drugs or money
- Have been diagnosed with or treated for hepatitis, tuberculosis (TB), or a sexually transmitted disease (STD), like syphilis
- Have had unprotected sex with someone who could answer yes to any of the above questions
Pneumocystis Pneumonia --- Los Angeles: CDC MMWR, June 5, 1981 / 30(21);1-3