Trump's Budget Cut for HIV/AIDS Would Kill 300,000 People Per Year, Report Says

Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastThree-hundred thousand deaths per year.That’s the human cost of President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut $1 billion cut from global HIV funding in 2019, a 20% reduction from current levels, according to a report by the ONE campaign. And it comes just when American-led efforts are paying off, and the global tide of the epidemic appears to be turning.Ironically, the proposed cut lands mostly on the program responsible for America’s success in this area, PEPFAR (the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief), initiated by George...

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By: The Daily Beast - 6 days ago

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