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Tilting at Windmills

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December 3, 2004
By: Kevin Drum

GUINEA PIG KIDS....Via Patridiots, a BBC documentary last week claims that experimental HIV drugs are being tested on foster kids in New York.

Somebody please tell me there's more to this than meets the eye. Please.

UPDATE: Just to be clear, by "more to this" I mean something like these treatments being the only ones available. As in, nothing else would work and the kids would die if they didn't get the experimental stuff. That would qualify as "more to this."

UPDATE 2: Over at Respectful of Otters, Rivka, whose opinion I trust completely on matters like this, says the BBC documentary is polemical nonsense based on the ideas of "AIDS denialists" who don't believe the HIV virus causes AIDS and are rabidly opposed to standard AIDS treatments. You can read her entire debunking here.

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