Published in AIDS Weekly, August 19th, 2002
In research released July 6, 2002, scientists estimated 29 million of the cases, about two-thirds, could be prevented.
But they said achieving that goal would cost $27 billion - about $1000 per infection avoided - between now and 2010.
Annual worldwide spending on HIV prevention will have to quadruple from $1.2 billion to $4.8 billion by 2005, experts said. The true costs could be higher if the money is not used effectively in all countries, they added.
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