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Acquittals in CJD Trial Divide French Scientists

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Science  23 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5913, pp. 446
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5913.446

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Three French judges acquitted six doctors and pharmacists last week of charges of involuntary homicide and aggravated fraud after a prolonged investigation centering on the distribution of human growth hormone contaminated with deadly prions in the 1980s.