HIV Cure: Have You Grown More Hopeful?

HIV Cure: Have You Grown More Hopeful?

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Finally, decades of research into the intricacies of HIV have led to a time when "cure" is no longer a four-letter word. But funding for vital research does not match the expansive need. And speaking of funding, an eventual cure can seem like a pipe dream when facing the day-to-day realities of providing services for people still living with HIV/AIDS, often with inadequate or unstable sources of support. So, to take the community's temperature on the HIV cure issue, we asked a number of advocates around the U.S. whether the passage of time had fanned the flames of their hope for a cure, or cooled it down.

Finally, decades of research into the intricacies of HIV have led to a time when "cure" is no longer a four-letter word. But funding for vital research does not match the expansive need. And speaking of funding, an eventual cure can seem like a pipe dream when facing the day-to-day realities of providing services for people still living with HIV/AIDS, often with inadequate or unstable sources of support. So, to take the community's temperature on the HIV cure issue, we asked a number of advocates around the U.S. whether the passage of time had fanned the flames of their hope for a cure, or cooled it down.