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CDC Director Optimistic About Ending HIV
(AJC by Helena Oliviero)

Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Monday that eradicating HIV is no longer an aspirational goal — it’s doable.

Redfield made the remarks while visiting an HIV clinic in DeKalb County. The county is the focus of an intense effort aimed at preventing the spread of the virus and was one of three sites chosen earlier this year by the CDC to receive $1.5 million for a pilot program. Baltimore and East Baton Rouge are the other locations

 

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Congress Allocates $410 Million for HOPWA

The Senate has passed the FY20 Appropriations Bill after the House passed it earlier this month. The President is expected to sign this funding bill which provides $410 million for the HOPWA program, which is a $17M increase over FY19. This was the number that the National AIDS Housing Coalition and our partners advocated for. This allocation of $410 million should provide additional housing for an estimated 1,700 households.  Click the link to see the FY 2020 Appropriations for Federal HIV/AIDS Programs. Click here

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