Global AIDS fight at crossroads after setbacks during COVID

  • People visit the 21,000 panel Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt in Washington on Saturday, Oct. 10, 1992. The Washington Monument is seen in the background. Hard-won progress against HIV has stalled, putting millions of lives at risk, according to an alarming report Wednesday on how the collision with the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises is jeopardizing efforts to end AIDS. The report from UNAIDS is being released ahead of the start of the International AIDS Conference later this week. (AP Photo/Shayna Brennan, File)

Hard-won progress against HIV has stalled, putting millions of lives at risk, according to an alarming report Wednesday on how the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises are jeopardizing efforts to end AIDS.