Obama says his administration is redirecting $100 million into the project to find a new generation of therapies. He said the U.S. should be at the forefront of discoveries to eliminate HIV or put it into remission without requiring lifelong therapy.
Obama reveals $100 million HIV research initiative
Obama made the announcement Monday at a White House event marking World AIDS Day, which was Sunday.
The president also announced that the U.S. passed the ambitious goal he set last year to support 6 million people around the globe in getting access to anti-retroviral drugs. Obama said the U.S. helped 6.7 million people receive life-saving treatment.
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