Thirty years after the AIDS epidemic was discovered, the Hutchinson Center is home to one of the world's largest HIV research units. As part of the worldwide commemoration, visit the Center’s new AIDS @ 30 web page.
- Read our scientists’ and staff members’ personal experiences fighting AIDS and learn how their work could someday conquer the disease.
- Listen to Dr. Larry Corey’s June 3 interview on public radio station KUOW.
- Watch the presentation “Thirty Years of HIV/AIDS: A Personal Journey” by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
|HIV/AIDS by the numbers 30 million|
|People worldwide have died of AIDS 33.3 million|
|People worldwide currently live with HIV/AIDS 22.5 million|
|People with HIV/AIDS live in sub-Saharan Africa 1 million|
|People in the U.S. live with HIV or AIDS 617,000|
|People in the U.S. have died from AIDS 56,000|
|Americans become infected with HIV each year $16 billion|
|Was spent on AIDS programs worldwide in 2009, up from $1.6 billion in 2001. (Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS.)|