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Rev Esp Quimioter 2022; January 12

Past and future of HIV infection. A document based on expert opinion

EMILIO BOUZA, JOSÉ RAMÓN ARRIBAS, BELÉN ALEJOS, JOSÉ IGNACIO BERNARDINO, MAYE COIRAS, PEP COLL, JORGE DEL ROMERO, MARÍA JOSÉ FUSTER, MIGUEL GÓRGOLAS, ALIPIO GUTIÉRREZ, DIEGO GRACIA, VICTORIA HERNANDO, JAVIER MARTÍNEZ-PICADO, JOSÉ MANUEL MARTÍNEZ SESMERO, ESTEBAN MARTÍNEZ, SANTIAGO MORENO, BEATRIZ MOTHE, MARIA LUISA NAVARRO, DANIEL PODZAMCZER, FEDERICO PULIDO, JOSÉ TOMÁS RAMOS, EZEQUIEL RUIZ-MATEOS, INÉS SUÁREZ GARCÍA, ESTEBAN PALOMO

Published: 12 January 2022

http://www.doi.org/10.37201/req/083.2021

HIV infection is now almost 40 years old. In this time, along with the catastrophe and tragedy that it has entailed, it has also represented the capacity of modern society to take on a challenge of this magnitude and to transform an almost uniformly lethal disease into a chronic illness, compatible with a practically normal personal and relationship life. This anniversary seemed an ideal moment to pause and reflect on the future of HIV infection, the challenges that remain to be addressed and the prospects for the immediate future. This reflection has to go beyond merely technical approaches, by specialized professionals, to also address social and ethical aspects. For this reason, the Health Sciences Foundation convened a group of experts in different aspects of this disease to discuss a series of questions that seemed pertinent to all those present. Each question was presented by one of the participants and discussed by the group. The document we offer is the result of this reflection.

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