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Study explores high cost of HIV care in U.S.
| Christy Feig
Posted on 07/12/2002 1:06:30 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
Edited on 04/29/2004 2:00:50 AM PDT by Jim Robinson.
BARCELONA, Spain (CNN) -- The average annual cost of treating HIV-positive patients in the United States can vary from about $34,000 to $14,000, depending on the stage of the virus, according to a study released Wednesday at the 14th International AIDS Conference.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: governmentspending; homsexualagenda; yourtaxdollars
Not sure if this was posted here (did a search and couldn't find it)
Yahoo search on how much cancer treatments cost per year:
"Did you know that the average cost of conventional cancer treatment is $250,000-$750,000?:
Source: HERE (can't vouch for this website)
This cure costs less that a dollar.
The cost of treatment is the major barrier for getting medications to developing countries, where the majority of people are infected with HIV.
Whoa, was this backwards? Did the author mean to say that the majority of HIV infected people are in developing countries?
If the majority of people in developing countries is already infected, then this battle's over, folks.
posted on 07/12/2002 3:36:00 PM PDT
Well, if we apply the logic they use to tax cigs I guess we need a 5000% tax hotel rooms where people can engage in sex and contract HIV. The increased revenues will help pay for the healthcare.
I guess we should extend this to a 5000% tax on condoms and all sex toys. This will surely work after all it's the liberal way.
Much higher cost than that of smoke related illnesses, and for much longer time.
posted on 07/12/2002 9:05:52 PM PDT
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