How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS - Part 4, Chapter 3-Epilogue Summary & Analysis

David France
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Chapter 3 opens with the assertive actions taken by TAG. France notes that the new group was more professional than ACT UP and developed an entire proposal to restructure federal AIDS research. The proposal was supported by Clinton and signed into law as the first bill of his Presidency. As part of the reorganization, Dr. Fauci was removed from his role coordinating AIDS research. Though Fauci had been more cooperative in recent years, he was criticized for never setting clear goals for the research efforts.

France goes on to describe, in detail, the final days of Doug Gould, who died of pneumonia. Gould’s parents had come to visit, but were troubled by and resistant to seeing their son in his severely ill state. France also believed that Gould’s doctor had neglected him while he was hospitalized, repeatedly signing in to complete...

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