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Genetics Unzipped: 40 years of HIV: the disease that broke the rules

Posted by , on 1 December 2023

Purple / pink HIV particle

“In spite of the remarkable medical advances of the last four decades, AIDS still claimed one life every minute in 2022. So how can we end this epidemic for good?”

Dr Emma Werner

Today is World AIDS Day 2023.

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re looking back over four decades of AIDS, from the earliest whispers of a mysterious new disease to fighting back against this deadly virus.

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