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Annan Challenges Leaders on Spread of AIDS

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan says new rises in AIDS infection rates prove that the world has not done enough to combat the deadly disease.

Annan, speaking as the 15th International AIDS conference began in Bangkok, said that if the world's nations do not unite to combat the spread of AIDS, it will become a drain on economic and social resources. Hear NPR's Craig Windham.

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Craig Windham
Craig Windham was a reporter and newscaster for NPR News. He passed away on February 28, 2016.