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For World AIDS Day, Bono talks about how close eradication is, who got us there and what's needed now

Thirty years after the first cases of AIDS were identified, rock star and activist Bono sat down with TIME managing editor Rick Stengel to look back and look ahead.

Where are we in the fight against AIDS now?

It's mathematics. A pandemic is on the decline at the moment when fewer people are infected than are being treated. Right now, for every person treated with antiretroviral drug therapy, two people get infected. That has been the case for four years. This year, with some breakthroughs in science and a little more practical help, there's a chance to turn that around. Those...

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