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Atlanta receives more than $21 million in federal HIV funding

More than $1.9 billion dollars from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was awarded to cities, states and community-based organizations  through the 2013 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, it was announced today.

Atlanta received more than $21.5 million of that money with Georgia receiving nearly $50 million and hundreds more thousands going to local community based organizations.

The funding comes at the end of the 2013 fiscal year.