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Birx Warns ‘Complacency’ Over AIDS Risk Could Have Global Consequences

Washington Times: Obama’s AIDS director calls for more attention to global epidemic
“…At a town hall forum hosted by the Kaiser Family Foundation [on Monday], [U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Deborah Birx] warned that underestimating the threat still posed by AIDS could have global consequences. ‘If there’s complacency in the U.S., there will be complacency throughout the globe,’ said Dr. Birx, who was sworn in as ambassador in April. ‘We have a collective moral obligation to get past these issues’…” (East, 6/23). A webcast of the event is available online from the Kaiser Family Foundation (6/23).

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