How warfighters fight HIV

Wednesday - 12/1/2010, 10:40am EST

Dr. Paul Scott, leads the Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) HIV Epidemiology, Surveillance and Threat Assessment Task Area

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The military is highly involved in the fight against HIV. The U.S. Military HIV Research Program was authorized by Congress more than 20 years ago to help protect troops from infection and to reduce the global impact of the disease. Doctor Paul Scott leads the program's HIV Epidemiology, Surveillance and Threat Assessment Task Area. He joins us on World AIDS Day to discuss the program, the advancements it has made, and what comes next.

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