The discovery that changed everything
June 30, 2021
On our second episode of HIV unmuted, Nobel Laureate Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi shares the behind-the-scenes story of how she co-discovered HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. This breakthrough provided the first big scientific step forward and hope for treatment.
We are also joined by:
- Neal Blewett, Australia’s Health Minister (1983-1991) on leading his country’s forward-thinking bipartisan efforts
- Long-term survivor, Pacific Islander Vince Crisostomo, on facing mounting loss, fear and stigma
- South African, Vuyiseka Dubula, who busts the myths that drove her to activism