TITLE

FRANCE

PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
Advocate;12/3/91, Issue 591, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that thousands of people in France are claiming that they were infected with HIV through blood transfusions after the technology to screen blood for the presence of HIV antibodies had been developed. Charges of criminal negligence and fraud facing several public health officials for their role in stalling the introduction of an HIV antibody test.
ACCESSION #
9664009

 

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