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What Do We Need to Do to "Get to Zero"?

November 21, 2011


Marguerite Thorp

Marguerite Thorp, Student Global AIDS Campaign, Boston, Mass.

I'm really excited about treatment as prevention. The HPTN 052 study that came out early this year was, I think, just a landmark, a turning point, saying that, certainly combined with the evidence-based, high-impact prevention tools that we've already had, now we can really look at treatment, not just as saving lives -- which it is and should remain -- but also as a way to drive down new infections and to end the epidemic.

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