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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Obama announces $50M in new funding to combat AIDS in US, new goals to fight virus overseas - The Washington Post

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama set an ambitious goal Thursday for significantly increasing access to life-saving AIDS drugs for people in the U.S. and around the world, as he announced a renewed American commitment to ending a pandemic that has killed 30 million people.

“We can beat this disease,” Obama declared during a World AIDS Day event in Washington. Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton also participated via satellite.



Obama announces $50M in new funding to combat AIDS in US, new goals to fight virus overseas - The Washington Post

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