X-Message-Number: 8318
From:  (Randy)
Subject: Visser News
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 1997 11:43:34 GMT

According to an article in the South African Star newspaper, Visser &
her fellow scientists are to face a disciplinary hearing July 3
because of their actions related to the drug Virodene. Here are some
excerpts from that article, which can be found in its entirety at

AIDS drug: Scientists face disciplinary hearing
Pretoria - The University of Pretoria researchers who claimed to have
found a cure for AIDS earlier this year are to face a disciplinary
hearing on July 3.

The three researchers, Professor Dirk du Plessis, Dr Callie Landauer and
Olga Visser.....

Tests on the drug were later stopped when medical experts said it could
have dangerous side effects ....<snipped>

The University of Pretoria decided to bring disciplinary charges against
the three after conducting an internal inquiry into their research. At

this stage it is not known exactly what charges will put ....
 -=CAArgus Correspondent

All Material =A9 copyright Independent Newspapers 1997.
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