Season 24, Episode 13 The Age of AIDS
First Aired: May 31, 2006
Conclusion of “The Age of AIDS.” Included: Dr. David Ho's development of an AIDS drug “cocktail,” and his belief (with five million new cases each year) that neither he nor his children will live to see the end of AIDS. Also: the efforts of Rev. Franklin Graham; Bono's activism and how the rock star got Sen. Jesse Helms to change his views on AIDS; the disease's impact in South Africa, Uganda, Brazil, China and Russia.
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