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Ending AIDS By 2030 Possible With Greater International Effort, UNAIDS Report Says

News outlets highlight a new report from UNAIDS on the global AIDS epidemic.

Associated Press/San Francisco Chronicle: Number of people with HIV unchanged since 2012
“The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years and AIDS-related deaths are at their lowest since peaking almost a decade ago, according to a report from the United Nations AIDS agency released Wednesday…” (7/16).

BBC News: End to AIDS by 2030 ‘is possible’
“There is a chance the AIDS epidemic can brought under control by 2030, according to a report by the United Nations AIDS agency. It said the number of new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS were both falling. However, it called for far more international effort as the ‘current pace cannot end the epidemic’…” (Gallagher, 7/16).

Reuters: Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, U.N. says
“The United Nations said on Wednesday new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS were decreasing, making it possible to control the epidemic by 2030 and eventually end it ‘in every region, in every country’…” (Kelland, 7/16).

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