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How to Survive a Plague

The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS

David France

Learn about the gripping history of the fight against the AIDS epidemic in this must-read book. Follow the inspiring grassroots movement of activists, who seized upon scientific research to develop lifesaving drugs that transformed HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease. Experience the trials and triumphs of these heroes who fought for their right to live, despite facing shame, hatred, and ignorance from society. With unparalleled access to this community, this powerful and heart-wrenching insider's account is destined to become an essential part of the literature of AIDS.
Publish Date
First Published in 2013
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Just finished amazing new book @ByDavidFrance #HowToSurviveAPlague about heroes who stood up in the early days of hiv/aids. So inspiring!!      source
I finished this book last week and it was absolutely superb. I’d highly recommend it to any organizer! Even if you’ve already seen the companion doc (which is also great!) this adds a lot. I have great taste and you should take this rec very seriously📖🎉🌹✊️      source