July 29, 2015

VIDEO: How early treatment has changed the death sentence of AIDS

This post originally appeared on the PBS website.

At the 2015 International AIDS Society Conference, researchers confirmed that starting HIV patients on antiretroviral drugs early does prevent AIDS-related illness and deaths. Gwen Ifill talks to Justin Goforth of Whitman-Walker Health and U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx about how far we have come in the struggle against HIV/AIDS, and the goal of ending the disease by 2030.