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Researcher charged in major HIV vaccine fraud case

Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of filing charges against a scientist after he admitted falsifying data that led to millions in grants and hopes of a breakthrough in AIDS vaccine research.

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Justices weigh free-speech dispute over AIDS funding

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court wrestled Monday with the First Amendment implications of a policy that forces private health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition to get AIDS funding. The court appeared divided, and not along ideological lines, in ...

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CDC trying out free rapid AIDS test at Riverdale pharmacy, other drugstores

ATLANTA — Getting an AIDS test at the drugstore could become as common as a flu shot or blood pressure check, if a new pilot program takes off. The $1.2 million program will offer the free rapid HIV tests at ...

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Volunteers in Baltimore encourage HIV testing

Hundreds of volunteers are fanning out areas of Baltimore hardest hit by HIV and AIDS to encourage people to get tested. Free testing will be available at seven locations across the city on Tuesday. The Project SHALEM HIV testing drive ...

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University of Maryland to get AIDS vaccine funding

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is announcing a funding consortium to pay for preclinical development of an HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate. Gov. Martin O’Malley and Dr. Robert Gallo, who founded the Institute of Human Virology at the university, will ...

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Audit faults scrutiny of AIDS drug payments

The Infectious Disease and Environmental Health Administration did not have adequate procedures to verify that claims paid by its drug assistance program for AIDS were legitimately filled, nor did it monitor inspectors at some of its food and milk processing ...

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