A growing group of scientists think the AIDS virus is harmless
and AIDS is not contagious.
TRUTH ON AZT (DEC. '99)
"E Files is a current affairs programme on South Africa's free to air TV channel.
This segment is 13 minutes long and was almost taken off air a few days before
broadcast." Read the transcript of the item
about AZT made by
Vivienne Vermaak. "Glaxo-Wellcome is a reputable
company. We do not lie to people.
We do not lie to researchers, we do not lie to scientists, we do not lie to physicians and
we do not lie to patients."
A TIMELY FIRESTORM (DEC. '99)
"South African President Thabo Mbeki has started
an uproar by refusing to give pregnant women AZT. With
the International AIDS Conference in Durban looming, the stage is set for a major showdown."
See this new column by
TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (DEC. '99)
Latest treatment recommendations based on the work of Dr. Heinrich Kremer, Hamburg, Prof. Alfred Hässig, Berne, and Dr. Stefan Lanka, Stuttgart.
MOTHERS WHO THINK (DEC. '99)
"A Canadian court will decide whether Sophie Brassard must give her children a drug cocktail or lose them to a foster home." An article by Alyson Mead for salon.com.
A SAD DAY (DEC. '99)
"This is a sad day. I�m writing this on World AIDS Day, and I think it�s very sad that AIDS science has galloped out of control. It�s also sad that this day is used to advance scientific self-interest that will probably help no one except a long queue of mediocre scientists with a high-cost load of bad theory and bad research." Nicholas Regush wrote another
column for abcnews.com.
MORE FORCED MEDICAL EXPERIMENTS (NOV. '99)
"Last month Madame X's two children were taken away and put into foster
care, where the "cocktail" will be forcefully
administered until her case comes to trial." Read the
story about Madame X, by Sky Gilbert from Canada.
PROF. ALFRED HÄSSIG DIED (NOV. '99)
Prof. Alfred H�ssig (1921-1999) died on
Nov. 14th from the complications of his diabetes, a rare form of lung cancer. Alfred
H�ssig M.D., was Professor Emeritus in Immunology at the University of Bern, a
former Director of the Swiss Red Cross Transfusion Service, and a former President
of the Board of Trustees of the International Society of Blood Transfusion. He rejected
an invitation to join the National Commission on AIDS in Switzerland and became
one of Europe's most important AIDS dissidents. At the age of 65, with colleagues
he formed the Study Group for Nutrition and Immunity and started to study the
AIDS literature from an immunological perspective.
Update: See also this obituary.
ANOTHER FALSE POSITIVE LAWSUIT (NOV. '99)
James Gaunt, "...has filed a civil lawsuit in Worcester Superior Court accusing
SmithKline Beecham clinical laboratories of negligence in connection with the
blood testing that he says made him believe he
was HIV-positive. ...A second test was performed at UMass, which determined that he
was HIV-negative..." (Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette 27 Nov. 1999)
PRESIDENT MBEKI QUESTIONS AZT (NOV. '99)
"South African President
Thabo Mbeki, under pressure to supply the anti-AIDS drug
AZT to thousands of rape victims in the country, said
his government was investigating whether the drug was safe to use,"
writes Reuters. See also this I-Africa
news item. Glaxo lied
again and said the drug was safe. AP
reported Mbeki got his information from the internet,
see this article too. Could be from
this site, see also this article. Prof.
Peter Duesberg has been
interviewed on SA's prime-time TV. Glaxo
met with SA's Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang.
Another article from the Financial Mail.
South Africa simply could not afford to give AZT to people with HIV and AIDS,
Tshabalala-Msimang said. The Financial Mail
made it a cover story. New Africa published an
article too. See also this article
from the New York Times, and this one from SA's
The Mail & Guardian
ANOTHER MOM HIDING (OCT. '99)
"Somewhere in Alberta, a 29-year old mother is in hiding with her two infant sons.
She's on the run from authorities in British Columbia who have demanded she produce
her children for HIV testing," See this
article by Marnie Ko for The Globe and Mail.
Ko wrote also another article about mothers on the run.
MOTHERING MAGAZINE (OCT. '99)
Peggy O'Mara, editor of Mothering magazine, wrote an
article about HIV
testing. "Pregnancy is just one of 64 "conditions"
that can cause a woman to falsely test positive for HIV."
NEW BOOK BY TOXICOLOGIST (OCT. '99)
As an expert pathologist and toxicologist, Dr.
Mohammed Al-Bayati evaluated the published literature on the world-wide AIDS
epidemic and has found that HIV does not cause AIDS. In his recently published book
entitled "Get All The Facts: HIV Does Not
Cause AIDS" Dr. Al-Bayati describes the multifactorial causes of AIDS
in the world, explains the pathogenesis of AIDS in different risk groups, and presents
recommendations for treatment for patients with "AIDS". See also the rest of his
HOW COULD THEY ALL BE WRONG? (OCT. '99)
"A response sometimes heard to the expression of doubt about the integrity of
the HIV-AIDS paradigm as a medical model for understanding disease incidence
is, 'How could all the doctors in the world be wrong?' Read this new
Anthony Brink for an answer.
CHILD MURDERERS (SEPT./OCT. '99)
Nicholas Regush started questioning AZT use for newborns in his (second) abcnews column on the AIDS controversy. "...he began shouting at me,
saying that if I wrote anything at all on this issue, I would be a �child
murderer.� He threatened that if I wrote anything, he would do everything
possible to get me fired from my column and my �bosses�
fired. He taunted me, saying that I wouldn�t have the guts
to print these comments." See also his first column in this series, the third, and his fourth, and fifth column.
AIDS DRUGS CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS (SEPT. '99)
"Two popular HIV drugs may cause birth defects and should be avoided by pregnant
women until more is known about their effects... German researchers ...at Freie
Universitat Berlin gave the two drugs, Merck's indinavir, known as Crixivan, and
Abbott Laboratories' Norvir, or ritonavir, to pregnant rats. ...Seven of the 236 baby
rats exposed to indinavir in the womb were born missing one eye, and two of the 113
baby rats exposed to ritonavir had a missing eye, the team reported. Fur and teeth
also developed later than normal in some of them, they said." (Reuters 28 Sept. 1999)
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD (SEPT. '99)
"A growing number of HIV-positive mothers in Canada and the United States
are going into hiding as part of an "underground railroad" to avoid having their
children treated with anti-AIDS drugs." Read the article from The Ottawa Citizen.
U.K. COURT CASE (SEPT. '99)
Judge Nicholas Wilson from the United Kingdom ordered forced
HIV testing for
the new daughter of a London couple. See this article
from the Guardian, this item from AP,
and this article from The Times. The family has
fled the country.
AFRICANS REJECT UNAIDS FIGURES (SEPT. '99)
"As Zambia hosts the 11th International Conference on AIDS this month, there are
good tidings that at last - at long, long last! - some African governments are not going
to lie down and swallow any AIDS figures forced down their throats by the Western AIDS
establishment." Read the rest of the article from New African.
SHORT DEBATE ON HIV (AUG. '99)
Perth Group member Prof. Val Turner
corresponded with U.K.'s HIV-test patent holder
Prof. Robin Weiss about the isolation of HIV.
CANADIAN COURT CASE (AUG. '99)
"A Montreal woman has gone to court to prevent doctors from
giving her young son anti-HIV drugs, in a case that
pits parents' rights against those of medical authorities."
about Sophie Brassard's struggle. See also this article.
AFRICAN INTELLECTUALS QUESTION AIDS (AUG. '99)
"There is a movement of African intellectuals that say that AIDS does not exist and
Africans should ignore Western advice about protecting themselves from it." Read more
on African AIDS in this article
from the San Diego Union Tribune.
Update: See also this reply published in
HEAL TORONTO (AUG. '99)
"A radical-thinking group of long-term HIV survivors believe a healthy lifestyle and
positive thinking are the best ways to combat the killer virus. Called "thrivers," they're
not convinced HIV leads to AIDS and studiously avoid the standard anti-HIV drugs and
treatments now commonly used." See this Toronto Sun
article for more. See also this
Xtra, and this TV interview about
IGNORING THE FLAMES (AUG. '99)
AIDS dissidents take their message to Capitol Hill while the establishment
pretends there's nothing to discuss. � Plus, more on barebacking. A new
by Celia Farber.
AIDS AUDITS NOW ! (JULY '99)
|A conference sponsored by the National Institute
of Mental Health entitled "Early Detection of HIV: Emerging Issues in
Prevention and Care" got off to a rocky start when activists from San
Francisco confronted Representative Nancy Pelosi over the lack of fiscal
accountability in federally funded AIDS research and care programs.
See the press release.
ACTIONS ON CAPITOL HILL (JULY '99)
The International Coalition for Medical Justice (ICMJ) started
actions on Capitol Hill. Every member of Congress
in Washington, D.C. has received an edition of
'Inventing The AIDS Virus', by Prof. Peter
Duesberg; an article by Dr.
Kary Mullis; and a
letter calling for a reappraisal of the HIV/AIDS hypothesis, in the form of a General
Accounting Office audit. Next day a full-page advertisement
was placed in Capitol Hill's political news daily, calling for a reappraisal of the HIV/AIDS
hypothesis. Deane Collie, executive director of ICMJ, and Robert Leppo, board
member, have met with several members of Congress. See also this
call for action.
ACT UP STRIKES AGAIN (JULY '99)
Thirty angry protesters led by a contingent from ACT UP San
Francisco took to the streets of Atlanta to protest what they call
"unsafe, unnecessary and unethical" AIDS vaccine experiments currently taking
place in the U.S. and Thailand and planned for nations of Africa. Read more in the
press release, and this
article from Bay Area Reporter.
CRACK IN THE WALL (JULY '99)
"After six years as an AIDS educator, Mark Pierpont resigned because he could no
longer participate in nwhat he feels "may one day be seen as the greatest violation of
the principle of informed consent in the history of Public Health." Read more about it in
Celia Farber's latest
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