What to Watch: Thirty Years In Context

What to Watch: Thirty Years In Context

06.08.11 | By Kate Connors

We're focused this week on the past 30 years of HIV/AIDS and how the disease - and with it, the world - has changed in those three decades.

But what does 30 years really mean?

To me, it's nearly a lifetime. To early patients who have survived and are with us today, it may feel like a miracle.

To help put it into context, some of my colleagues made an incredibly moving brief video about the timeline of AIDS research and advances.

We all remember where we were when the Challenger crashed. But let's also try to remember when the lives of millions were changed by the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy.

I'll be honest. I teared up a bit.

Tell me in the comments - what does 30 years mean to you?

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