Controversy Over an HIV/AIDS “Miracle” Drug

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Today is World AIDS Day. The disease has killed almost 40 million people worldwide in the past 30 years. While the rate of new HIV infections is on the decline, young adults are still contracting the virus at alarming rates. A new drug called Truvada has proven effective in preventing HIV infections, but there’s controversy in the gay community about its use. We catch up on the conversation.

Credits

Guest:
Michelle Garcia - Columbia Journalism Review - @pistoleraprod

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott