First identified in 1981, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has shaped health policy, politics and medicine in the United States and throughout the world. International efforts have led to some breakthroughs but no simple answers in combating the virus.
As the 12th World AIDS Conference ended in Geneva, health officials and scientists announced a new commitment to improve HIV and AIDS treatment in the third world. Following a background report, Phil Ponce discusses the state of the war against AIDS with two of America’s leading experts. Continue reading