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Quick HIV Test Wins FDA Approval

The FDA approves a test for HIV that yields results in 20 minutes. AIDS experts say the test is useful, but must be followed by prompt treatment -- and for many, barriers to treatment are still discouraging. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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