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UN: Goals Met on Reducing HIV, AIDS

A new United Nations report on AIDS said the Millennium Development Goals of reducing HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths have been met. According to U.N. statistics, since the year 2000, new HIV infections have fallen by 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths by 41 percent. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon outlined the good news to reporters in Addis Ababa on Tuesday. “Today, 15 million people are on life-saving HIV-treatment. We have proved beyond doubt that treatment can be...

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