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Africa Hails Cuts in HIV Drug Prices

March 16, 2001

Recent cuts in AIDS drug prices for Africa are being praised, but activists note that the prices are still too high for some people. Marc Aguirre, who treats poor patients in a converted garage in Ivory Coast, comments, "Working in the trenches day to day, and seeing people suffer and die just because they don't have access to drugs, it's hard."


Other CDC News for March 16, 2001

London College Fined Over AIDS Hazard

Africa Hails Cuts in HIV Drug Prices

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Adapted from:
Washington Times (www.washtimes.com)
03/16/01 P. A15



  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 

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