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The Changing Face of AIDS, 25 Years Later

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The Changing Face of AIDS, 25 Years Later

Global Health

The Changing Face of AIDS, 25 Years Later

The Changing Face of AIDS, 25 Years Later

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It's been 25 years since the first AIDS diagnosis. On June 5, 1981, the CDC printed a report that turned out to be the first scientific report of what is now known as AIDS. Guests examine AIDS at 25, from treatments that keep the disease in check, to prevention programs, to the changing face of AIDS. Is there any hope on the horizon?

Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, director, International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University; chief, infectious diseases, Harlem Hospital

Rowena Johnston, director of research, amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research

Laurie Garrett, author of Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health; senior fellow for global health, Council on Foreign Relations

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