Day-to-Day Life with HIV/AIDS

Over the past two decades, day-to-day live for HIV-positive individuals has changed dramatically—mostly due to a greater understanding of the virus and a powerful drug cocktail. Dr. David Ho, Scientific Director of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center and one of the developers of the HIV drug cocktail, talks about the science of fighting HIV. 

We’ll also speak to Jim Lister, a client of Gay Men’s Health Crisis, who has lived with HIV since 1989 and to Tyrell, a client of the Ali Forney Center, who has been HIV-positive since 2008.

Listen to Leonard's 1987 interview with Brigette Poust, a volunteer with Project Brave, chaplain Timothy Marshall and Dr. Debra Spicehandler, Medical Director of the Spellman Center on day to day caregiving to those with HIV/AIDS: