World AIDS Day-December 1, 2014
In 1981, the world awoke to a new epidemic. New cases of Kaposi Sarcoma(cancer) and Pneumocystis pneumonia(PCP) that were typically diagnosed in the elderly and immunocompromised had been reported in young men.
Since the discovery of HIV, new medications and therapies have been developed. These treatments have been able to prolong the lives of individuals with HIV. However, a cure has yet to be discovered.