Georgia Straight article: "St. Paul's hospital leads in HIV-AIDS treatment and research" by Gail JohnsonPosted: 12:02 pm, April 04, 2011 by Events HLI
When Michael O'Shaughnessy started working at St. Paul's hospital in 1992, the situation for people with HIV-AIDS was very different than it is today. The virus, which would ravage people's bodies, was swift in causing death, killing about one person in B.C. every day. Those with the illness had to pay for medications. Some local health facilities wouldn't even accept patients who were HIV-positiv. . .