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Salk's AIDS Research Company in Financial Trouble

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Salk's AIDS Research Company in Financial Trouble

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Salk's AIDS Research Company in Financial Trouble

Salk's AIDS Research Company in Financial Trouble

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Immune Response Corp. says it faces bankruptcy and may have to go out of business. The San Diego-based firm was founded by the late Dr. Jonas Salk — who gave the world the polio vaccine — in a bid to halt AIDS. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.