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Coming to Independent Lens: How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague is the story of two coalitions — ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) — made up of self-made activists, many of them HIV-positive, who challenged the pharmaceutical industry, then helped it to identify promising new drugs, moving them from experimental trials to patients in record time.

Premiere Date: December 30, 2013 | Runtime: 00:02:15

Season 19

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