JAMA Network Podcast on Emergence of AIDS Epidemic Wins Journalism Award

CHICAGO –  The JAMA Network podcast, “Working on the Precipice: On the Frontlines of the AIDS Epidemic at the CDC,” has won the Excellence in HIV/AIDS Coverage Award from NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists.

The two-part podcast has also garnered a Platinum AVA Digital Award from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

The production tells the story of when AIDS first appeared in the gay community in 1981 and how a small team of public servants at the CDC raced against the clock to unravel the mystery of this rapidly spreading disease.

The podcast is linked to this news release.

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