In the century preceding the discovery of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), physicians speculated that a common clinical syndrome characterized by fever, tonsillar adenopathy, splenomegaly, and mononuclear leukocytosis termed glandular fever was caused by a pathogen (1). In 1920, the name infectious mononucleosis (IM) was introduced by Thomas P. Sprunt and Frank A. Evans to characterize this syndrome (2). Three years later, Hal Downey and C.A.
One Man's Fight to End the Global HIV Epidemic Seema Yasminforeword by Princess Mabel van Oranje TABLE OF CONTENTSWhen Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian rebels in July 2014, the world wondered if a cure for HIV had fallen from the sky and disappeared among the burning debris. Seated in the plane’s business-class cabin was Joseph Lange, better known as Joep, a shrewd Dutch doctor who had revolutionized the world of HIV and AIDS and was working on a cure.