HIV/AIDS was once an epidemic and a death sentence. But many Americans are too young to remember that, so HIV awareness has faded. One of the nation’s top HIV experts discusses HIV as a treatable, chronic illness and the need to still be vigilant—and be tested.
Plagues can wipe out entire populations and create fear and great mystery in how they spread. An author who has explored plagues and dangerous diseases explains.
Synopsis: When AIDS first became widespread in the 1980's, it was a death sentence. A doctor who has spent her entire career on the front lines of HIV recounts the gloom and desperation of the early days and the transition of HIV into a treatable chronic disease. Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Dr. Susan Ball, … Continue reading 15-23 Segment 2: HIV from the beginning