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Despite ridicule, Egypt pushes ahead with AIDS, hepatitis 'cure'
Despite ridicule, Egypt pushes ahead with AIDS, hepatitis 'cure'

Egypt’s military on Saturday pressed ahead with promotion of a fanciful device it claims can diagnose and cure AIDS and hepatitis, announcing that it would be tested in the next six months on larger numbers of patients in army hospitals. It was another sign of the times in Abdel Fattah Sisi’s Egypt — coming on a day that also saw a prominent human rights activist’s failed bid for release from prison, the killing of four police conscripts in the Sinai Peninsula by suspected Islamist militants and a bombing in the capital that claimed the life of a teenage girl and her mother. Sisi, the former military chief who was sworn in three weeks ago as president, has...

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