TITLE

Virus from Abroad

AUTHOR(S)
Purvis, Andrew; Simeonova, Violeta
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);7/9/2001, Issue 27, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the accusation from Libya that foreign medical aides deliberately infected children with HIV to undermine the state. Charge from Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi that medics infected children at a hospital in Benghazi; Lack of investigation into the outbreak of HIV; Belief that Gaddafi is seeking payback following the conviction of a Libyan terrorist in the Lockerbie, Scotland bombing trial.
ACCESSION #
4773317

 

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