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Jerome Horwitz, Researcher and Inventor of AZT In 1964, Dies at age 93

Posted on September 23, 2012 by

In 1987, The U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop publicly predicted that the HIV/AIDS virus would kill 100 million people by the year 2000. Today there are over 34 million people who are living with HIV according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In 1964 medical researcher Jerome Horwitz first synthesized a chemical compound AZT, […]

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