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New facts on HIV and stunning data visuals: Hans Rosling on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

Hans Rosling unveils new data visuals that untangle the complex risk factors of one of the world’s deadliest (and most misunderstood) diseases: HIV. He argues that preventing transmissions — not drug treatments — is the key to ending the epidemic. (Recorded at TED2009, February 2009, in Long Beach, California. Duration: 9:56.)

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Comments (2)

  • jim hodges commented on May 14 2009

    Yeah, as always prevention is better than cure. When transmission of the HIV virus is prevented, then we don’t have anything to cure. And this deadly disease will be gone forever. No one will have to suffer.

  • Kite Guy commented on May 14 2009

    I am very impressed with Hans Rosling’s speech on HIV and how it can destroy lives and what steps should we take to avoid it.