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Circumventing the FDA, Martin Delaney Sought AIDS Treatments from Other Countries

In 1980, AIDS activist and former Jesuit seminarian Martin Delaney was suffering from life-threatening hepatitis. He treated it with drugs then unapproved in the U.S. In 1985, Delaney founded Project Inform--which gathers information and facilitates access to AIDS treatments. Delaney has helped bring Compound Q, an unapproved AIDS drug, out of China. His life and work are discussed extensively in Jonathon Kwitny's controversial new book, "Acceptable Risks."


Other segments from the episode on October 16, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 16, 1992: Interview with Martin Delaney; Interview with Suzanne Goldberg and Mark Huvard.


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