Dr. Fauci Reflects on HIV Colleagues Lost in Flight MH-17

On Sunday, July 20, 2014, just before the opening of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) Exit Disclaimer in Australia, we had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) about the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

Among those lost was world-renowned AIDS researcher Dr. Joep Lange, former president of the International AIDS Society, which organizes the conference. This enormous loss is on the minds of all conference participants and many HIV/AIDS colleagues around the globe. In his brief video, Dr. Fauci expresses his condolences to the family and friends of those lost and shares inspiration from Dr. Lange.

For more coverage from the conference visit: AIDS 2014.


  1. Dr. A.Y.Md. Nazim says:

    This is a miserable loss for the world, it’s not merely a loss of a life,rather we lost a soldier who has devoted his entire life to fight against the deadly disease AIDS. Do u know that ur body is a temple of the Holy spirit,who is in u,whom u have received from God,u are not ur own…May God rest his soul in Heaven.

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