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Only Brand Name American drugs will be used to fight AIDS

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http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20040714/ap_on_he_me/aids_meeting&cid=541&ncid=716

"A U.N.-launched Global Fund allows generic drugs, costing as little as $150 per person per year, while those approved under the U.S. plan typically cost $700, said Joia Mukherjee, medical director of Partners in Health, which helps treat poor people in Haiti."