By the Numbers: $335

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Since 2003, when the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief began, the cost per year per patient for AIDS treatment has fallen from more than $1,100 to $335 in 2011.
 
To mark World AIDS Day, President Obama spoke about the progress made in the fight against the disease worldwide.
 
He also made a new commitment to help extend that progress into the future: helping 6 million people get treatment by the end of 2013, 2 million more than the original goal.

 

 

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