Adam Barrett describes his seven-drug antiretroviral regimen and the importance of adherence.
Adam Barrett, a nurse who is HIV positive, discusses his first symptoms and the challenges of adhering to a drug regimen.
The fight against dengue fever, and the mosquitoes that carry the virus, is being carried out by "brigadistas" in Managua's neighborhoods. Spanish with English subtitles.
Zinhle Thabethe describes how antiretroviral therapy has changed her life.
Using tic tac mints as anti-HIV drug stand-ins, students experience the challenges of adhering to an antiretroviral regimen.
A live demonstration of how a rapid antibody-based HIV test works.
Several members of a Nicaraguan research team describe the impact of technology transfer.
Catherine Gaynes, an HIV-positive patients, discusses her HIV diagnosis, how her family reacted, and avoiding HIV infection.
Dr. Michael Gottlieb was the first physician to notice the new disease of AIDS.
Dr. Beatrice Hahn's research has traced the origin of HIV to chimpanzees in Cameroon.
In the effort to eradicate dengue and mosquitoes, neighborhood leaders work with local conditions.
Dr. Beatrice Hahn discusses how HIV originated in Africa by cross-species transmission from chimpanzees to humans.
Dr. Finlay and a student volunteer show how Listeria infects a cell, using a marble and some yellow gelatin.
Dr. Finlay and another student volunteer illustrate how Salmonella infects a cell, using a marble, plastic wrap, and some yellow gelatin.
This microscope video shows how live Listeria move via actin filaments in an infected cell.
Salmonella are a common bacteria associated with food poisoning. Dr. Finlay shows live Salmonella under the microscope to demonstrate how far and fast they can move.
To prevent mosquitoes from spreading diseases, it's essential to understand their life cycle.
Reggaeton, a popular Latin music form, rallies against dengue.
Through the efforts of the Sustainable Sciences Institute, Nicaragua’s research capacity and disease-monitoring tools have improved dramatically.
Many infectious diseases affect people in Nicaragua, and identifying the pathogens is surprisingly difficult.
When parents die of AIDS, the orphans often go to live with a "gogo," the Zulu word for grandmother.
Doctors hope to encourage healers to direct their patients to clinics for TB and AIDS-related diseases.
A glimpse of the TB ward at a South African hospital, illustrating an illness associated with the AIDS epidemic.
A program designed to provide health care and housing to South Africans living in poverty.
Using soccer to teach children how to make important life choices and how to avoid HIV infection.
Dr. Finlay and Dr. Richard Ganem use physical analogies to compare the size of bacteria and viruses relative to a standard mammalian cell.
Adam Barrett remembers his symptoms of acute HIV infection.
Dr. Finlay, using his student audience, gives a live demonstration of how an antibiotic-resistant strain of tuberculosis managed to spread through the passengers on an airplane.
The Nicaraguan grassroots program teaches mosquito control methods to curb dengue fever epidemics.
Using a bagel, a syringe, and blue dye to illustrate how some virulent strains of bacteria inject virulence factors into a cell.