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International News

New AIDS Report Sets Zero New Infections Goal

April 4, 2011

(Correction: The April 1 Associated Press article "New AIDS Report Sets Zero New Infections Goal," summarized in CDC Prevention News Update on April 4, incorrectly stated that the UN has set a goal of zero new HIV infections and zero AIDS-related deaths by 2015. While these targets are part of its latest AIDS strategy, the UN did not establish a timeframe for meeting them.)

The UN's latest major AIDS initiative -- its third in the past decade -- sets an ambitious target of zero new HIV infections and AIDS deaths by 2015. In 2003, the UN called for expanding access to antiretroviral drugs to 3 million people with HIV in developing nations by 2005, with a follow-up goal of universal access by 2010.

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Comment by: michael (los angeles) Tue., Apr. 5, 2011 at 5:47 pm EDT
6 million in developing countries have access to drugs and tey have a goal to make everyone there have access, and yet, the ADAP waiting list in the US continues to grow.

what is wrong with this picture?
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