Published in AIDS Weekly, August 19th, 1996
In these suits, which were filed in the Tokyo District Court at the end of July 1996, Takeshi Abe claimed damages for reports that he was to blame for the HIV infection of thousands of hemophiliacs. The government AIDS group that Abe had headed has been severely criticized for its failure to stop the spread of HIV to hemophiliacs between the years 1983 and 1985.
Abe's group issued a 1984 report approving the continued use of...
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