Major HIV Drug Trial To Be Halted In Cambodia

A major HIV drug trial in Cambodia has been shelved amid claims it violated people's human rights. The trial was supposed to be one arm of an international study to see if Tenofovir, which is used to fight HIV, can also protect against the disease. But sex workers refused to participate unless they were given full medical insurance to protect them against any future illnesses. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has now intervened to stop the trial.

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