A Year in Review: All About HIV/AIDS

DECEMBER 23, 2016
Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
infectious disease, HIV/AIDS, human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Progress in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) awareness, diagnostics, and treatments have come a long way since the virus was first discovered in 1983. With the right treatment, HIV never has to move on to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

From former NBA star, Magic Johnson, celebrating life 25 years after his diagnosis to further developments how the virus operates, there hasn’t been a lack in HIV/AIDS news this year.
The MD Magazine editors also attended conferences focused in this area of medicine, including:
  • 20th Annual United States Conference on AIDS (USCA 2016) in Hollywood, Florida
  • Infectious Disease Week (IDWeek 2016) in New Orleans, Louisiana
Read on to catch up on the key HIV/AIDS findings over the past year, and stay up-to-date with the MD Magazine HIV/AIDS condition center. Don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn!

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