Whatever Happened to AIDS? How the Pharmaceutical Industry Tamed HIV, explains the central role played by the pharmaceutical industry in transforming AIDS from an inevitably fatal illness to a chronic, manageable disease. This story is largely untold.
Although it is now well known that there are highly effective drugs to combat AIDS, the general public has very little idea of how this came to be. Written by Dr. Josh Bloom, Director of Public Health at ACSH, this peer-reviewed report explains the science behind the war against HIV as it occurred during the decade from the mid 1980s to mid 1990s, when the most dramatic discoveries in the fight were realized.