Timeline History

Deadly Disease Timeline 1991 - 2000



Year disease (findings) / outbreaks scientific reasearch/cure Medicines Articles
1991 10 million people worldwide estimated to be HIV-positive, including 1 million in U.S.; more than 36,000 Americans have died of AIDS since the late 1970s                 Aids Ribbon
Aids Ribbon Photographic Print
Katz, Paul
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1992   The first clinical trials using combinations of multiple drugs begin

FDA begins accelerated approval of experimental AIDS drugs

First vaccine for hepatitis A The Canadian Diabetes Association's Clinical Practice Guidelines published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.       The American Diabetes Association/the American Dietetic Association Family Cookbook
The American Diabetes Association/the American Dietetic Association Family Cookbook
1993 U.S. annual AIDS deaths approach 45,000

120,000 cattle have been diagnosed with BSE in Britain.

US Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (1993) estimated that between 130,000 and 3 million deaths could follow the aerosolized release of 100 kg of anthrax spore upwind of the Washington, D.C. area. The lethality would match or exceed that of a hydrogen bomb.
      Survive Anthrax: How to Prepare Your Family for an Anthrax Terrorist Attack
Survive Anthrax: How to Prepare Your Family for an Anthrax Terrorist Attack
1994 Cholera outbreak in South America Rickets : The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves a vitamin D-based topical treatment for psoriasis, called calcipotriol.       Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling During a Medical Nightmare
Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling During a Medical Nightmare
1995 Stephen Churchill, 19, becomes the first victim of a new version of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Saquinavir, the first protease inhibitor (which reduces the ability of AIDS to spread to new cells) is approved       Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
1996   Robert Gallo's discovery that a natural compound known as chemokines can block HIV and halt the progression of AIDS is hailed by Science magazine as one of that year's most important scientific breakthroughs.       A Mother Infected with the Aids Virus Holds Her Child
A Mother Infected with the Aids Virus Holds Her Child Photographic Print
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1997         This Artwork is Called Lyme Disease Trail
This Artwork is Called Lyme Disease Trail Photographic Print
Klein,...
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1998   First vaccine for rotavirus

First vaccine for Lyme disease
      Coping With Lyme Disease
Coping With Lyme Disease
1999 Since it was first identified in the United States in 1999, West Nile Virus has killed more than 650 people, and caused illness in more than 16,000.
The role of chemokines in protection from progression of HIV infection to AIDS is changing the medical understanding of AIDS       Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Peer-Reviewed Journal Tracking and Analyzing Disease Trends; West Nile Virus
Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Peer-Reviewed Journal Tracking and Analyzing Disease Trends; West Nile Virus
2000        
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