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Former U.S. Rep. Waxman Expresses Concern Over Appointment Of Katy Talento As Trump Health Policy Adviser

BuzzFeed News: Trump Health Adviser Linked HIV/AIDS Research To Prostitution
“President-elect Donald Trump’s new health policy adviser, Katy Talento, tried to kill funding for HIV/AIDS research by claiming the money was going to support Russian prostitution, and she has suggested women can avoid the Zika virus by having their husbands sleep on top of the covers at night. Former Rep. Henry Waxman, a California Democrat who fought efforts by conservatives to eliminate AIDS research funding during the George W. Bush administration, told BuzzFeed News, ‘This appointment raises a lot of alarm bells’…” (Stanton, 1/18).

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