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Ending the HIV Epidemic: On Baltimore's Front Lines
WYPR: Baltimore NPR Affiliate
In the early days of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the 1980s, a diagnosis of HIV was a death sentence. Now, infection with HIV -- the human immunodeficiency virus -- is a chronic, treatable condition. Even more promising, medicines have been developed which can prevent the acquisition of HIV entirely.
Today on Midday, a conversation about the feasibility of ridding the world of AIDS in the next decade. What strategies and treatments are working, and what still needs to be accomplished?