Future of vital HIV law in doubt as reauthorization languishes in Congress

The path to reauthorizing PEPFAR is unclear, but it could include eliminating a key requirement setting aside money for children.

Sixteen-year-old Idah Musimbi, who contracted HIV at birth and lives with her grandparents and cousins in Nairobi, takes her PEPFAR-supplied anti-retrovirals pills in August. A U.S. foreign aid program that officials say has saved 25 million lives in Africa and elsewhere is being threatened by some Republicans who fear program funding might go to organizations that promote abortion. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

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