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Lessons Learned About Global Health From 30 Years of HIV/AIDS

May 13, 2011

In the CDC's Emerging Infectious Diseases (.pdf) journal, Kevin De Cock of the CDC, Harold Jaffe of Emory University and James Curran of the Emory Center for AIDS Research reflect on the emergence of HIV/AIDS 30 years ago this June; the subsequent development of prevention and treatment knowledge; and how the epidemic has affected other areas of global health. "Although the end of the epidemic is not yet in sight and many challenges remain, the response has been remarkable and global health has changed for the better," they write (June 2011).

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