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How to Survive a Plague 2012

  • September 20, 2012
  • 120 mins
  • David France
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

A story of two coalitions – ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) – whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. Despite having no scientific training, these self-made activists infiltrated the pharmaceutical industry and helped identify promising new drugs, moving them from experimental trials to patients in record time.


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