Vienna, Austria— As scientists, clinicians, policy makers, patients, and others gathered here for the XVIII International AIDS Conference (IAC), activists waving signs declaring “No Retreat, Fund AIDS” brought to mind demonstrations at IACs in past years. The message during those earlier protests was that few people living with HIV/AIDS in poor countries hardest hit by the pandemic were benefiting from the transformative power of antiretroviral drugs.
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