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US pledges $150m more to fight AIDS

WASHINGTON — Science now has the tools to slash the spread of HIV even without a vaccine — and the United States is donating an extra $150 million to help poor countries put them in place, the Obama administration told the world’s largest AIDS conference Monday.

‘‘We want to get to the end of AIDS,’’ declared the top US HIV researcher, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health.

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