Did the Trump Administration’s Policies Halt a Research Project Seeking an HIV Cure?
  • 11 December 2018
A quietly instituted “pause” on the federal procurement of fetal tissue for biomedical research has...
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Did a Young Woman Deliberately Infect 324 Men With HIV?
  • 6 April 2018
A dubious story is based on a baseless, unverified, and anonymous Facebook post.
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Is Anchor Butter Contaminated with HIV?
  • 1 March 2018
A new variant of a years-old rumor about a worker adding HIV-infected blood to foods...
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Are Cadbury Products Contaminated with HIV?
  • 25 February 2018
Rumors that a worker at Cadbury plant was arrested for contaminating the company's products with...
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Trump Fires All Remaining Members of Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
  • 30 December 2017
The controversial move followed the highly publicized resignation of six members in August 2017 and...
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Is There a ‘New Outbreak’ of HPV That ‘Kills Faster than AIDS’?
  • 27 November 2017
A fabricated health scare that originated in Africa got a new lease on life in...
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Is California Governor Jerry Brown Allowing HIV-Positive People to Donate Blood?
  • 11 October 2017
Web sites misstate what would happen under a bill that was signed into law on...
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Is Pepsi Contaminated with HIV?
  • 15 July 2011
Rumors that a worker at a Pepsi or Frooti plant contaminated those beverage products by...
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Did the Man Who Discovered the HIV Virus Confess to ‘Inventing’ It?
  • 12 June 2017
A bizarre, entirely false story originated on a web site notorious for bizarre, entirely false...
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Was Mia Khalifa Diagnosed with HIV?
  • 21 April 2017
Rumors that the porn star is HIV-positive originated on a fake news web site.
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Are Discolored Bananas Infected with HIV?
  • 11 November 2015
Discolored bananas that have fallen prey to a fungus may be visually unappealing, but they...
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Warning Issued by Thailand About HIV in Canned Food?
  • 29 December 2016
Age-old rumors about viral contamination of food evolved into a claim that HIV is present...
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