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Lupus Awareness Month

Also known as

  • National Lupus Week


  • the third full week of September (1977 to 1979)

  • the third full week of October (1980 to 1985)

  • the month of October (1986 to 2008)

  • the month of May (since 2009)


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Lupus Awareness Month, also known as National Lupus Week, is observed next on Thursday, May 1st, 2025. It was observed the third full week of September from 1977 until 1979. It was observed the third full week of October from 1980 until 1985. It was observed the month of October from 1986 until 2008. It has been observed the month of May since 2009.


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