New Prevention Advances: Can We Now Imagine a World Without AIDS?
via Huffington Post, by Jeffrey L. Sturchio, Ward Cates and Salim Abdul Karim
Last week, UNAIDS announced that at least 56 countries have stable or declining incidence of HIV/AIDS. Yet on World AIDS Day this week, there are still two new infections for every person put on antiretroviral therapy. However, a series of promising new scientific results in prevention, including three breakthrough trials in just 16 months, offer the first glimmer of hope that we may finally be able to achieve the “three zeros” — zero new infections, zero stigma/discrimination and zero AIDS deaths.