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I was told I'd die in four or five years' time, but the worst part was being told I could never have children or a partner, which upset me more than having any disease.Carl and I got engaged two years ago and are talking about having kids one day, which is amazing, both because of my initial prognosis and also knowing I'll live long enough to be a parent if or when we conceive.Virus becomes known as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).Until that point it was called lymphadenopathy associated virus (LAV) and human T-lymphotropic virus type III (HTLV-III).
At first I was worried my diagnosis would have a negative impact on my fitness and my sport, which I loved, but I was assured by the specialist I saw at Southmead Hospital that there was no reason why my lifestyle or energy levels should change at all.
By the end of the year, 121 people are known to have died from it.
In some medical literature from the time it is described as a rare cancer.
The first case is diagnosed after a blood transfusion.
Terry Higgins, 37, dies in London and the first known cases are reported in Brazil, Canada and Australia.