What is the relationship between the United States Government and the HIV/AIDS epidemic?
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The trend towards public memorials underscored in this article indicates a lack of effort, deliberate or not, on the part of the United States Government. This can be used at evidence that the government did not take actions necessary to quell the AIDS epidemic.