What did you do in the war against AIDS, granddad?

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 26 January 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:i

The AIDS epidemic, which will kill 55 million people by 2010, is asking profound questions of us as individuals, societies, and a species. Can we mount a concerted response to this global tragedy, or will we just let it go by? The questions are being asked at a time when we are recognising our global interdependence. The most powerful people in the world have assembled a short term, somewhat fragile coalition for “a war against terror.” But can we work together to overcome AIDS and even longer term problems such as gross inequalities in wealth, overpopulation, and global warming?

The signs are …

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