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HIV Skeptic Takes Her Case to TV Audience

A prominent HIV skeptic whose daughter died earlier this year took her case to national television Thursday night, maintaining that a toxicologist she commissioned to review the death attributed it to antibiotic poisoning rather than AIDS. Three-year-old Eliza Jane Scovill died in May from what the Los Angeles County coroner said was AIDS-related pneumonia. Her HIV-positive mother, Christine Maggiore, has gained a national reputation and following as someone who does not believe that the human immunodeficiency virus causes AIDS. The debate over her views has intensified since her daughter's case was profiled by The Times in September. In an interview on the ABC show...

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