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U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his proposed 2021 fiscal budget, which asks for $716 million in funding to kick start his initiative, “Ending The HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America” to wipe out any new HIV infections. This is $425 million more than the allocated amount Congress provided in December.
All around the U.S., there is a new grassroots movement to change the healthcare rules. This is the chance to offer universal healthcare and ensure people stay healthy, but it’s going to take people fighting policies and address corporate power.
In the beginning, HIV drugs could be reduced to nearly untraceable levels, which means it’s no longer a death sentence for those who have the virus. Today, there is a treatment that allows HIV-negative people to remain HIV even if they have an HIV partner. However, to defeat the AIDS-causing virus, doctors must come up with a vaccine.
Three researcher teams looking to replicate another researching team’s results in 2016 that they cured monkeys’ HIV-like infection have been unable to do so. The findings were published in the Science journal after growing concern about the work the 2016 study had carried out.