Ryan Wayne White (* December 6, 1971 - † April 8, 1990 ), the American teenager from Kokomo, Indiana who became a national poster child for HIV/AIDS in the United States after being expelled from school because of his infection. A hemophiliac, he became infected with HIV from a contaminated blood treatment and, when diagnosed in 1984, was given six months to live.
The Immune System, Aging, and HIV. With the specter of AIDS having finally been chased from the near horizon, attention has turned to health problems that may lie further down the road. A blog by Tim Horn