The C. Everett Koop Papers
- Another Myth Down the Drain
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- Posters such as this one were designed during the mid-1980s to assuage public fears about the possibility of casual transmission
of AIDS by touching door knobs, swimming in public pools, and drinking from water fountains. Such unfounded fears led to
calls for mandatory testing for AIDS and quarantining AIDS carriers.
- NOTE: Original slide is slightly blurry.
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- Institute of Medicine
- Clement Communications
- History of Medicine Division. Prints and Photographs Collection.
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- IHM Order Number: A025251
- Reproduced with permission of Clement Communications.
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- AIDS, the Surgeon General, and the Politics of Public Health
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