Health Enter the Aids Pandemic

The experts predict that 100 million will be stricken by 1990; BRAZIL FRESH MANDATE Sarney's party wins big

After the first cases appeared in the U.S. nearly a decade ago, the public generally assumed that victims of AIDS would be confined to certain well- defined "risk groups," notably homosexuals and intravenous drug users. But there is an ever growing body of medical evidence that almost everyone is vulnerable to the mysterious, deadly and so far incurable disease. Last week produced the most frightening prediction yet. By 1990, warned the World Health Organization, the number of people infected by the AIDS virus worldwide could reach 100 million. Not all of them would become fatally ill, but they would nonetheless be...

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