Texas hospital suspends body parts program

  1. Aug. 7, 2002, 12:43PM

    Hospital suspends body parts program
    Disclosures investigated
    By KEVIN MORAN
    Copyright 2002 Houston Chronicle

    GALVESTON -- A series of embarrassing revelations led officials at the University of Texas Medical Branch to shut down the Willed Body Program on Tuesday, acknowledging that it is riddled with problems.

    The program's suspension comes in the wake of the latest disclosure -- that body parts carrying infectious, and even fatal, viruses could have been accidentally sent to dozens of research facilities across the nation.

    Full story
    http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/story.hts/front/1524576

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    Another report:
    Body Parts Recalled on AIDS Warning
    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS /NY Times

    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/nati...ts-Recall.html
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