Egypt’s Claims Of HIV, Hepatitis C Cures Dismissed As Political Ploy
New York Times: Disbelief After Egypt Announces Cures for AIDS and Hepatitis C
“At a news conference late last week, an Egyptian Army doctor confidently announced that the country’s military had developed a cure for the virus that causes AIDS, as well as hepatitis C, one of Egypt’s gravest public health threats. … Independent experts were skeptical about the inventions and treatments. In recent days, as news of the discovery spread, it seemed easy to dismiss as the latest embarrassment imposed on Egyptians by their leadership…” (Fahim/El Sheikh, 2/26).