Focus on Public Health Policy

Are We Doing All We Can to Stop the AIDS Epidemic?

October 6, 200813 min
Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: W. David Hardy, MD Dr. David Hardy, director of infectious disease at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, emphasizes that we already have methods for prevention of the HIV epidemic, especially among gay men and African-Americans. He tells host Dr. Maurice Pickard that, if implemented, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new recommendation for testing, that does away with exceptionism, would go a long way towards diagnosing the 25 percent of cases in the United States that are not identified.

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