Antiretroviral Treatments and Ensuing Innovations Prevent Almost 900,000 Premature HIV/AIDS Deaths

In the decades following the introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) for HIV/AIDS, we’ve seen tremendous progress against this devastating disease. Death rates have dropped by close to 85%, and continue to decline as a result of these transformative medicines. But what would the world look like had HAART and the other medical innovations that built on HAART never been discovered?