How The AIDS Crisis Relates To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Chicago-based Dr. Ross Slotten started practicing as a doctor in the middle of the AIDS crisis. Now, he’s working with COVID-19 patients.

PROTESTS US 1989 NEW YORK AIDS LACKING SUPPORT
Demonstrators objecting to what they see as Mayor Edward I. Koch’s mishandling of the AIDS crisis in New York, display signs at a gathering in Sheridan Square in New York’s Greenwich Village in New York, on Thursday, June 1, 1989. Mario Cabrera / ASSOCIATED PRESS
PROTESTS US 1989 NEW YORK AIDS LACKING SUPPORT
Demonstrators objecting to what they see as Mayor Edward I. Koch’s mishandling of the AIDS crisis in New York, display signs at a gathering in Sheridan Square in New York’s Greenwich Village in New York, on Thursday, June 1, 1989. Mario Cabrera / ASSOCIATED PRESS

How The AIDS Crisis Relates To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Chicago-based Dr. Ross Slotten started practicing as a doctor in the middle of the AIDS crisis. Now, he’s working with COVID-19 patients.

Reset learns about how the AIDS crisis during the 1980s compares with the current COVID-19 pandemic.

GUEST: Dr. Ross Slotten, author of Plague Years: A Doctor’s Journey Through the AIDS Crisis