14 June, 2016 01:20 The World Could End AIDS if It Tried
The world has made so much progress in reducing the spread of AIDS
and treating people with H.I.V. that the epidemic has receded from the public spotlight. Yet by any measure the disease remains a major threat — 1.1 million people died last year
from AIDS-related causes, and 2.1 million people were infected with the virus. And while deaths are down over the last five years, the number of new infections has essentially reached a plateau.