New, Multi-Million Dollar HIV Research Initiative
President Barack Obama announced a new initiative at the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of a cure for HIV. Obama said his administration is redirecting $100 million into the project to find a new generation of therapies. He made the announcement at a White House event marking World AIDS Day, and as health leaders and philanthropists gathered in Washington to determine how to replenish the major global health fund that combats AIDS and two of the world’s other leading killers in low-income countries. Read the full story.