TITLE

FRANCE

PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Advocate;12/1/92, Issue 617, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the sentencing of three former health officials in France for their role in allowing blood contaminated with HIV to be used in transfusion after a test for HIV antibodies had already been devised. Possible prosecution of higher-placed officials.
ACCESSION #
9673248

 

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