Jul 26, 2012
(Washington Post) For the first time since 1990, the International AIDS Conference is being held in the United States.
Thank the lifting of the HIV travel ban by President Obama for that. And there's no better city to host this important gathering than Washington, D.C. Not because this city is the seat of government for the United States. But because the AIDS epidemic rages here with an intensity rivaled only by sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, to echo the theme of David Brown's story in Sunday's Post, the AIDS saga in the District is “a success story.”