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HIV Panel Convenes for First Time Since Trump Fired Members (1)

March 14, 2019, 1:17 PMUpdated: March 14, 2019, 3:01 PM

The president’s advisory panel on HIV/AIDS met for the first time since President Donald Trump fired its members in late 2017—this time with new leaders and a mission to end the HIV epidemic in the next decade.

For two days beginning March 14, HIV/AIDS leaders and Department of Health and Human Services officials are discussing Trump’s plan to end the spread of the disease in the U.S. by 2030. The meeting comes on the heels of Trump’s proposal to add $291 million to HHS’s annual budget next year to fund the initiative.

The administration’s plan aims to reduce new infections...

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