Current drug therapies mean it’s possible to live a normal life span with HIV, but that’s expensive and not a long term solution. What we really need is an HIV vaccine and a cure. So, how close are we?
Why Can’t All Gay Men Donate Blood? – https://youtu.be/xMoYFkjxFD8
HIV’s ‘Patient Zero’ Wrongly Blamed for AIDS Epidemic
“A labeling error and reckless media hype in the 1980s led to unjustly branding a gay airline employee as “Patient Zero” in the US AIDS epidemic, scientific and historical sleuthing detailed Wednesday.”
America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic
“Thanks to the success of lifesaving antiretroviral medication pioneered 20 years ago and years of research and education, most H.I.V.-positive people today can lead long, healthy lives..”
How Cow Antibodies Are Helping Scientists Develop an HIV Vaccine
“Researchers have long sought to develop an effective HIV vaccine. Several treatments have undergone clinical trials, but the only one that’s been even slightly successful, a 2009 study in Thailand, lowered HIV infection rates by only 30 percent.”
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