On the verge of the year that will mark 30 years since the first cases of AIDS were identified, we take this World AIDS Day—observed on December 1 each year since 1988—to take a look at the effects one microscopic virus has had in three short decades.
What began as a Day Without Art on the second World AIDS Day, in 1989, eventually morphed into a Day With(out) Art to highlight works inspired by HIVers’ experiences. We honor that still-growing body of influence and some of the creative people behind it in a special package on virally inspired arts.
A UCLA professor behind an astounding stem-cell study discusses the possibility that a cure could be within our grasp.
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