Egyptian Center for Medicine to discuss military AIDS breakthrough in conference
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CAIRO: The Egyptian Center to Protect the Right for Medicine has organized a press conference for Saturday afternoon to discuss the military device that allegedly detects AIDS and Hepatitis C, which was announced to the public on Feb. 24.

A number of specialized doctors and Maj. Omar Kamel, the head of the Military Medical Academy, will speak at the conference, which will be attended by representatives of patients’ unions, and an open invitation for foreign media to cover the conference was issued, the official Facebook event for the center stated.

The Armed Forces had earlier announced a medical “breakthrough,” a device invented by accomplished doctor Ibrahim Abdel Atty after 22 years of research. The invention was met with public mockery and disbelief.

A representative of the Ministry of Health had confirmed that the ministry tested and approved the device.

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