Major philanthropists are ignoring the continuing AIDS crisis in the United States. Why is HIV no longer a top priority among those with the means to do something about a still-spreading disease that can only be held at bay with costly medications and cannot be cured? People are dying.
When John, a deaf man from South Africa, went to his local clinic to get tested for HIV, the doctor was only able to communicate with him using hand-written notes. Fifteen minutes later, the doctor wrote in bold letters: "YOU ARE HIV POSITIVE."