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Johns Hopkins resumes human medical testing

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University resumed some medical experiments on humans Monday after reaching an agreement with the government to fix problems found after the death of a healthy volunteer in an asthma study.

The agreement was reached four days after regulators halted federally-funded human research at Johns Hopkins, one of the world's premier medical institutions.

Low-risk studies resumed immediately Monday, as did those with higher risks that had been reviewed. An undisclosed number of other studies must be reviewed one-by-one before they can continue.

"They're not completely back in business," said Bill Hall, a spokesman for the U.S. Office for Human Research Protections.

Hopkins spokesman Gary Stephenson would not comment on the agreement with regulators.