Dr. Anthony Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.

In recent years, America has achieved considerable success in controlling the AIDS epidemic. This should not blind us, however, to the burgeoning crisis abroad, particularly in the developing nations of sub-Saharan Africa and the impoverished societies of the former Soviet Union. Yet there is hope that this worldwide scourge can be brought under control if wise medical and political strategies are adopted. Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health describes what can be done.