Global AIDS Conference Rally Calls for Cheaper Medicines, More Funding

The first International AIDS Conference to be held in the United States in more than two decades opened Sunday with repeated assertions that the 31-year-old epidemic can be realistically brought to an end with more money and attention, strategically applied.

The money is needed to put millions more of the world’s 34 million HIV-infected people on medication, with special attention to those most at risk of getting and transmitting the virus — male homosexuals, drug users and the poor.

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Source: The Washinton Post