Comments for: HIV/AIDS 30 years later: Increase in cases, drop in funding raises concerns

Posted July 05, 2011, at 11:53 a.m.

It was 1986 and there weren’t yet good guidelines for breaking the news. Brandon Garette’s doctor told him he was HIV positive over the phone. Garette was 21 years old. “I went through six months of nightmares of my funeral, who was there and who wasn’t there. Seeing the casket …

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