November #96 : Who Gives a Fund? - by Kayreth Williams

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Reversal of Fortune

Worlds Apart

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Sunshine State


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The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

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Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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November 2003

Who Gives a Fund?

by Kayreth Williams

In a July New York Times op-ed, star economist Jeffrey Sachs urged America’s richest—top beneficiaries of Bush’s tax cuts—to give the 10 percent of their incomes saved to the Global AIDS Fund. Who’ll put out?

Ben Affleck & J.Lo
2003 Joint Income: $65 million
Tax Cut Savings: $6.5 million
Cost of a lubricated condom: 9 cents
Condoms they could donate: 72 million

Tiger Woods
2003 Income: $78 million
Tax Cut Savings: $7.8 million
Cost of one year’s generic HAART: $350
PWAs he could treat: 22,300

Eminem & Dr. Dre
2003 Joint Income: $35 million
Tax Cut Savings: $3.5 million
Cost of nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child transmission: $10
Babies they could protect: 350,000

Rudolph Giuliani
2003 Income: $10 million
Tax Cut Savings: $1 million
Cost of rapid HIV test kit (with counseling): $75
HIV tests he could donate: 13,300

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