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Last week, the mainstream media reported that Dr. Anthony Fauci funded horrific experiments on adorable beagle puppies.

However, it wasn't just beagles and monkeys that Dr. Fauci's National Institutes of Health (NIH) experimented on over the years.

Now comes word that Fauci funded drug experiments on orphaned children diagnosed with the AIDS virus in New York in 2004.

The AIDS orphans story was first reported on right-wing blogs. They also were first to report the beagle puppies story.

The NIH was also caught funding experiments on AIDS orphans at a New York City hospital in 2004.

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The Fauci-led NIH approved funding for experiments on hundreds of New York City orphans. Government agencies and pharmaceutical companies reportedly used the orphans in deadly AIDS drug trials.

In 2005, the city of New York hired the VERA Institute to form a final report on the drug trials. VERA was given no access to medical records for any of the children used in trials. Their report was published in 2008.

They reported that twenty-five children died during the drug studies, that an additional fifty-five children died following the studies (in foster care), and, according to Tim Ross, Director of the Child Welfare program at VERA (as of 2009), 29% of the remaining 417 children who were used in drug studies had died (out of a total 532 children that are admitted to have been used). Source

A worker who took care of some of the children said many of them immediately became ill and vomited after taking the drugs.

She said children who refused to take the drugs were operated on and gastric tubes were inserted into their stomachs to force feed them AZT.

The children, some as young as 1, were wards at the Incarnation Children's Center (ICC) in New York City. Their parents died of AIDS.

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Donald and Melania Trump

President Trump says he wants to stamp out HIV, the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). Trump will announce his plan to wipe out HIV by 2030 during his State of the Union Address to the nation tonight.

Before Trump ran for President, he generously donated to AIDS research, and he and his wife Melania attended Elton John AIDS Foundation galas.

On Tuesday night, President Trump will pledge to end the HIV epidemic in America, according to a report on Politico.com website.

But health experts say if the President is serious about ending the HIV epidemic, he should treat transgenders and immigrants better.

Saying Trump's announcement would be a "pleasant surprise," health expert Lucy Bradley-Springer told Buzzfeed that Trump "would be an unlikely messenger for ending the stigma toward people with HIV."

Bradley-Springer was one of six experts who resigned from the presidential advisory committee on HIV policy before it was disbanded by Trump. They wrote a scathing letter saying Trump's policies harmed people with HIV and AIDS.

About 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV, and every year another 40,000 people are infected. Men who have sex with men (MSM), Black women, and immigrants are among the highest risk categories to contract HIV.

"Many immigrants are afraid to access HIV prevention and medical care, out of fear of deportation," noted a report from AIDS United. "These barriers have the potential to drive dramatic increases in new HIV cases among Latinx gay and bisexual foreign-born men."

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