Article misrepresents HIV study in attempt to discredit Dr. Fauci

An article published on a popular right-wing news site falsely claims that the NIH, under Dr. Anthony Fauci’s leadership, funded a clinical trial of a potential HIV treatment that resulted in the deaths of several HIV-positive foster children in New York between 1985 and 2005. A 2009 investigation of the clinical trial found that many of the children were extremely ill and had developed multiple AIDS-related complications prior to their enrollment in the trial. None of the deaths were a result of the treatment. 

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