The Development of the First AIDS Drug

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In 1987 the first successful drug treatment was developed for AIDS. AZT went from initial test to approval in just over two years, at the time it was fastest approval in US history.

Picture: Dr Samuel Broder and President Ronald Reagan. Credit: Ronald Reagan Library

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Thu 20 Mar 2014 08:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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