During early June in 1981 the first homosexual patients suffering from two rare diseases presented to doctors in California and New York. The patients were diagnosed with Kaposi’s sarcoma and Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia. Three years later scientists and doctors gave this immune system-destroying disease the name AIDS. How would you rate the pace of ongoing development of new treatments for this disease?

Poll Question:
What is your opinion of HIV/AIDS drug development?

Better than expected

Meeting the need

More needs to be done

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