The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the last stage of HIV infection. HIV attacks and weakens the body’s immune system—specifically T cells—and reduces its ability to fight infection and disease.
The evolution of HIV/AIDS treatment is nothing short of remarkable. In the 1980s, HIV/AIDS was an ac…READ MORE
Over the years, treatments for infectious diseases have grown steadily more complex, and today, our…READ MORE
As an HIV patient in the 80s, I had lost all hope. Innovation gave it back.READ MORE
Advances in medicine have helped lower the mortality rate from infectious disease by nearly 19 perce…READ MORE
Today, a 20-year-old with HIV can expect to live to the age of 70. Few diseases have seen similar pr…READ MORE
At a recent event held by The Atlantic, scientists and researchers joined others in the biopharmaceu…READ MORE
The introduction of HAART treatments caused a significant drop in the HIV/AIDS death rate.READ MORE