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New Agreement Will Improve Access To State-Of-The-Art HIV Medications In 92 Nations

Reuters: Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year
“Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per patient a year. … The agreement, which will make the treatment available to 92 poor countries, starting in Africa, will be formally announced during the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday…” (Kelland/Hirschler, 9/21).

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