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President Obama announces end to HIV/AIDS travel ban

In remarks during the signing of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009, President Obama stated that “if we want to be the global leader in combating HIV/AIDS, we need to act like it. And that’s why, on Monday (November 2, 2009) my administration will publish a final rule that eliminates the travel ban effective just after the New Year.”

Read the President’s entire remarks here.

Learn more about actions the Obama Administration has taken to remove the HIV/AIDS travel ban here (CDC notice) and here (Customs and Immigration memo).

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