A visual representation of the U.S. AIDS epidemic from 1981 to 1997. Each dot represents 30 cases.
Since the 1960s dengue fever has spread to many countries and total case numbers have exploded.
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.
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.
In the effort to eradicate dengue and mosquitoes, neighborhood leaders work with local conditions.
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.
The Nicaraguan grassroots program teaches mosquito control methods to curb dengue fever epidemics.
Learn about research aimed at thwarting dengue fever in the lab and in communities.
Understanding the immune response is essential to developing safe vaccines for dengue and other diseases.
Why has it been so hard to develop a vaccine against HIV? How are new medicines revolutionizing AIDS treatment? Can AIDS be cured?
Treating HIV infection with antiretroviral therapy, and HIV's ability to develop drug resistance.
The search for an effective HIV vaccine, and advances in genomics that may lead to a breakthrough.
A discussion with three students who are helping in the global fight against HIV and AIDS.
Three HIV-positive individuals share their personal experiences about living with HIV.
To accompany the lecture series AIDS: Evolution of an Epidemic. In this activity, you simulate taking HIV antiretroviral drugs by using tic tac mints and Kool-Aid packets.