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CNN: Prevention the Key in New Push on HIV/AIDS

August 4, 2011

The CDC recently took major steps to reach those at greatest risk and bolster prevention efforts in communities where they are most needed with its latest HIV prevention funding opportunity for state and local health departments. ... But success against HIV will require more than smart use of financial resources. We also need to overcome complacency about the disease, which surveys show is at an all-time high, since many Americans falsely believe the scourge of the epidemic is behind us (Dr. Jonathan Mermin, 8/4).

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This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.



  
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