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Old 05-22-2006, 10:23 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by Litrick
completely voluntary, no one held a gun to her head and said "you must participate in this trial".

there were plenty of options available to her, some of which include:

1.) get another HIV test
2.) do not participate in an experimental drug trial
3.) terminate the pregnancy
4.) stop taking experimental drugs when they start making you sick

This story is sad, but it is clearly only being portayed from the familys point of view, which in no doubt biased (and understandably so)

there were plenty of options available to her, some of which include:

1.) get another HIV test - it may not have occurred to her if she was not medically savvy - not everyone is, you know
2.) do not participate in an experimental drug trial it may have been presented to her that this may be her only way to save herself and her child
3.) terminate the pregnancy this was her child, and a wanted pregnancy
4.) stop taking experimental drugs when they start making you sick and how do you determine if it is the pregnancy, the drugs or the AIDS that's making you sick? - she did report that to them, though
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