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HIV/AIDS is on “the very, very short list of the most impactful pandemics in the history of our civilization,” Anthony Fauci told a AAAS audience over breakfast at the Forum on Science and Technology Policy in Washington, D.C.

He recalled as a young researcher at the National Institutes of Health reading the first report of pneumocystis carinii pneumonia observed in a cluster of five gay men in Los Angeles and thought: How odd, because it is a rare disease “that you never, ever see in someone with a normal immune system.”