How Realistic Is Trump's Proposal To End HIV By 2030? Emory University Researcher Answers

Mar 11, 2019

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Georgia has the highest rate of new Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV) infections proportionate to population. The problem is especially severe in metro Atlanta. 

President Trump is proposing $291 million in funding to end HIV transmissions in the United States by 2030. "On Second Thought" wanted to know how realistic this goal was, so Dr. Carlos del Rio from the Emory School of Public Health joined the show to discuss the initiative and how it affects Georgia. 

Dr. del Rio is the chair of the department of global health. He's also co-director of the Emory Center for AIDS research.

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