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William Brangham:

That’s right, Judy.

In the last project, we looked at places that were starting to turn the tide against HIV, places that gave researchers hope that ending AIDS actually might be possible.

This year, we wanted to look at places where those challenges are still enormous.

So, producer Jason Kane and I, working again with Jon Cohen of “Science” magazine, went to three very different locations, Russia, Nigeria, and Florida. These are places where the fight against HIV is not going so well.

Tonight, we start in Russia, where some proven strategies to stop the spread of HIV are being ignored and shut down.

…continue reading/ watch now: “AIDS deaths surge in Russia as global health officials say, ‘They did it all wrong’”

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