Commentary & Opinion
Congress Should "Resolve" Issues Preventing Consideration of PEPFAR Reauthorization Legislation, Editorial Says
May 21, 2008
Although it is a "bit risky to herald progress during a global pandemic when infections of a disease such as AIDS still seem to multiply by the millions," the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief gives the U.S. a "record that is worth celebrating, if only to show others around the world what's possible," a Wilmington News Journal editorial says. PEPFAR has provided "millions of people hope for better and longer lives," the editorial says, adding that "[u]nfortunately, the PEPFAR [reauthorization] legislation hasn't made it to the Senate floor in two months."
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