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Fiscal Woes Worsen AIDS Drug Crisis

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Fiscal Woes Worsen AIDS Drug Crisis

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Fiscal Woes Worsen AIDS Drug Crisis

Fiscal Woes Worsen AIDS Drug Crisis

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At least 100,000 Americans with HIV aren't getting the medicines they need as federal and state funding for AIDS drug assistance has lagged the amount needed. Programs are overwhelmed because the drugs are expensive and helping people live longer. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.