Daily Archives: May 17, 2011

Price Reductions in ARVs for Developing Countries Announced

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The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) has teamed up with UNITAID and the UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) to negotiate new price reductions on key antiretroviral (ARV) drug regimens.  Today’s announcement means HIV/AIDS treatment will be more widely available as the newly reduced price ceilings will be available to most of the 70 countries […]

Anthony Fauci reflects on 30 years of AIDS

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Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, is arguably the U.S. government’s best-known scientist. John Donnelly interviewed Dr. Fauci for Science Speaks’ series on the 30th anniversary since the discovery of a virus that would turn out to be HIV, and he talked about everything from how he first learned of the disease, to his surprise in President George W. Bush’s commitment, to the unmet needs today to fight the pandemic. Read more…