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Salk's AIDS Research Company in Financial Trouble

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.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.