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Report: State Deficits Hurt AIDS Programs

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Report: State Deficits Hurt AIDS Programs

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Report: State Deficits Hurt AIDS Programs

Report: State Deficits Hurt AIDS Programs

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A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation says the current fiscal crises in many states is jeopardizing programs that help the poor pay for AIDS medication. Over the past year, 16 states have had to restrict access to their AIDS Drug Assistance Program, leaving thousands wondering how they will pay for treatment. Hear NPR's Brenda Wilson.