TITLE

MEDICAL BRIEFS

AUTHOR(S)
Cohan, Gary R.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Advocate;9/7/93, Issue 637, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents news concerning AIDS as of September 1993. Ban on the sale of HIV tests in France; Role of AZT in HIV infection; Analysis of AIDS research in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
9608765

 

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