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This image made from undated video broadcast on Egyptian State Television on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 shows a device that the Egyptian army claims will detect and cure AIDS and Hepatitis. Egypt's military is facing embarrassment after unveiling a so-called "miraculous" invention of a set of devices that allegedly detect and cure AIDS, Hepatitis and other viruses. The army's carefully managed image as protector of the nation has suffered after many experts dismissed the claims, saying they aren't technically sound. (AP Photo via AP video)

This image made from undated video broadcast on Egyptian State Television on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 shows a device that the Egyptian army claims will detect and cure AIDS and Hepatitis. Egypt's military is facing embarrassment after unveiling a so-called "miraculous" invention of a set of devices that allegedly detect and cure AIDS, Hepatitis and other viruses. The army's carefully managed image as protector of the nation has suffered after many experts dismissed the claims, saying they aren't technically sound. (AP Photo via AP video)

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