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The Media's Love Affair With AIDS Research: Hope vs. Hype

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Science  17 Jan 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5298, pp. 298-299
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5298.298a

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Popular magazines have been trumpeting the power of new drug cocktails to defeat the AIDS virus. But can the new therapies really fulfill popular expectations? Researchers fear a backlash against medical science if the impact of the drugs wanes.