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The Latest on Omicron: Connecting to the AIDS Epidemic

Following World AIDS Day Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, chair of global health and university professor of epidemiology and medicine and director of I-CAP, a global health center, at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, draws connections between work tracing and treating HIV and research on coronavirus, including the omicron variant which was discovered in part because of robust sequencing systems in southern Africa. 


 2021-12-02  27m