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Bush Calls for Billions in AIDS Funding

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Bush Calls for Billions in AIDS Funding

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Bush Calls for Billions in AIDS Funding

Bush Calls for Billions in AIDS Funding

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President Bush is urging Congress to authorize an additional $30 billion to fight AIDS in Africa over five years. The money, which would double the current U.S. commitment, would provide treatment for 2.5 million people under the president's Emergency Program for AIDS Relief.