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NIH reflects on the reality of an AIDS-free generation — updated

After 22 years, the International AIDS Conference returns the US after a ban in 1992, intended to prevent HIV-infected people from entering the country, was lifted in 2010. This fact suits the optimistic tagline for the meeting, Turning the tide on the HIV epidemic, and Anthony Fauci, director of the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) appeared jovial as he discussed the strides made since he attended the first meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia in 1985. 


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