Who was the first ‘AIDS’ afflicted victim known to the medical science? General Knowledge for Class 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and Competitive Examinations

The first AIDS VICTIM was a 47-years old Danish physician, Margrethe P. Rask, who succumbed to the malady in Copenhagen on 12 December 1977. She had been working since 1972 at hospitals in Zaire, where she had been exposed to African patient’s secretions and blood.

The first US victim was a young homosexual known as ‘Nick’, who died on 15 January 1981, having begun to suffer general debilitations the previous March.

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