SOUTH AFRICA (JUNE '01)
South Africa's "Health Ministry was emphatic that the government would not
provide triple therapy of anti-retrovirals for the long-term management of AIDS." See this
"American singer and U.N. goodwill ambassador Harry Belafonte defended South African
President Thabo Mbeki for creating a broader debate
on the AIDS epidemic." See this
Reuters report, and this
article from SA's Business Day.
"South African President Thabo Mbeki again refused to link HIV with AIDS" read this
GADFLY MAGAZINE (JUNE '01)
"Last summer I read of Christine Maggiore,
the woman who questions HIV science. The woman who finds more doubt than answers
in existing research and is still looking for sound evidence that drugs like AZT really
equal life. The woman who is HIV-positive."
Read the article from Gladfly for more.
LATEST U.S. AIDS SCARE (JUNE '01)
"The front pages of The New York Times and The Washington Post announced
truly dramatic data about the rise of HIV infection among young gay men in the United States."
Andrew Sullivan, the New Republic senior editor who is also HIV-positive, wrote a critical
the latest AIDS scare.
See also this article from The New York Times.
TIMES OF INDIA (JUNE '01)
"Now that the AIDS 'cocktail therapy' is
being offered at a lower price by Indian pharmaceutical companies, developing countries
like South Africa and India are under increasing
social pressure to distribute these drugs free through their public health system. However,
before jumping into this decision, other dimensions need to be considered." Rupa Chinai
wrote a two part article for the Times of India.
See also this other article by Chinai, and this
article from the Indian Express.
Read also this article, and this article about the controversy over India's AIDS figures.
Update: Another article by Chinai.
ROCK THE BOAT 2001 (JUNE '01)
The Rock the Boat concerts are
events that will explore and expose perspectives on AIDS that have been censored in
the mainstream media for fifteen years. Funds raised by the concerts will go toward
dissident projects. See their website
for more info on upcomming events and ticket sale.
MOTHER JONES (JUNE '01)
"Should science -- and the media -- take a second look at the argument
of HIV revisionists?" An article by Shelby Biggs for Mother Jones.
5 YEARS VIRUSMYTH (MAY '01)
We would like to thank everybody who visited this site over the past 5 years for
listening to our story. Also thanks for promoting and linking the site, and for supplying us
with new information.
There have been around 400.000 visits already, and millions of articles have been downloaded.
The site is now getting over 1500 visits a day.
FALSE CD4 CELL THEORY (MAY '01)
"Evidence suggests that a decrease in CD4 + T cells
is not a death sentence" See this article from The
THE CLOSING ARGUMENT (MAY '01)
Charles Ortleb is the former publisher of the New York Native, a
newspaper from the past, famous for its dissident reporting. He wrote
a courtroom novella, 'The
Closing Argument', about an African American accused of spreading AIDS in
New England. His attorney attempts to turn the tables and tries to convince the
jury that everything the government is telling the public about AIDS is a lie. The
story reflects Mr. Ortleb's twenty years of covering AIDS.
DEATH SENTENCE LIFTED (MAY '01)
"Man's life put on hold for 16 years before learning he does not have HIV"
Read this article from the Toronto Sun.
INTERVIEW MOHAMMED AL-BAYATI (MAY '01)
Steven D. Keller interviewed toxicologist Dr. Mohammed Al-Bayati.
TREATMENT FAILURES (CONT.) (MAY '01)
A new meta study has found antiretroviral therapy
to be associated with a high rate of severe liver toxicity, regardless of drug class or combination.
See this Reuters report.
MISLEADING ADVERTISING (APRIL '01)
"The government is warning manufacturers of drugs used in the treatment of AIDS
not to imply too much in their advertising." See this AP
report. See also this
article from the New York Times.
SCIENCE AND DEMOCRACY (APRIL '01)
Dr. David Rasnick has given a
talk at the International
Conference on Science and
Democracy in Italy.
THE HUMAN FACTOR (APRIL '01)
"Right after the holidays, a young friend of mine decided to get tested for
the first time. The test said he was positive. As I watched what he went
through, I got a single searing snapshot of how deeply one person can be
impacted by the heavy AIDS propaganda that bombards us every day."
Read this new article by Patricia Nell
AIDS FRAUD (CONT.) (APRIL '01)
"AIDS groups who have taken great pains to stake out a benevolent image
still refuse to acknowledge that the number of "isolated incidents" of fraud,
mismanagement, and abuse of AIDS funds are increasing nationwide."
article by Wayne Turner for Washington Monthly.
SIV IS HARMLESS TOO (APRIL '01)
"African green monkeys do not develop AIDS despite high levels of the simian immunodeficiency
virus (SIV) in their blood." Read this report from AIDS Weekly.
PANEL REPORT RELEASED (APRIL '01)
The Presidential AIDS Advisory Panel Report has been released. See this announcement
by the South African Minister of Health, and the (interim) panel report itself.
"The Group For the Scientific Reappraisal of AIDS welcomes and endorses the panel
report from South Africa... All ten experiments
proposed by AIDS dissidents on the panel were endorsed for funding by the South African
Cabinet." See the press release by The Group,
and this summary.
See this report from AP,
this article from Reuters,
this report from The Guardian,
an article from South Africa's The Star,
an article from SAPA,
and another article from SAPA,
an article from South Africa's Financial Mail,
and an article from the New York Press.
"We can only hope that our government and the scientists concerned with do
everything in their power to speed up the experiments explained in the report of the
Presidential Panel." See this article from ANC
"South Africa, said Dr. Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, had no immediate plans to use
the landmark legal victory to obtain anti-retroviral AIDS drugs." Read more in this
article from the Wall Street Journal.
"Coverage of the interim report of the Presidential AIDS Advisory Panel has been
superficial and shows a complete deviation from balanced journalistic scrutiny expected
in democracies." See this press statement by
President Mbeki was asked if he would take
an AIDS test. See also this AP report, "Mbeki
qestioned the need for people to take HIV tests, saying there was disagreement among
scientists about what exactly was being tested."
ACT-UP SAN FRANCISCO RIOT (APRIL '01)
"ACT-UP SF members Todd Swindell and David Pasquarelli -- each convicted of
disturbing the peace, unlawful assembly and participating in a riot -- were
sentenced to 120 days in the county jail," see this press release, and also this older press release.
OPEN LETTER TO GLAXO (MARCH '01)
Anthony Brink wrote an open letter to Glaxo-SmithKline's
South African Chief Executive Officer. It concerns a radical problem with AZT not yet ventilated in
the media to date.
Brink is the author of the (online) book 'Debating AZT'.
POPPERS REMAIN LEGAL IN U.K. (MARCH '01)
The U.K. Department of Health lost its test case against the manufacturers of
the sex drug Poppers. See this press release from Positively
Healthy. See also this article.
DODGY HIV TESTS (MARCH '01)
Current HIV tests are distinctly dodgy, as is the whole HIV theory, writes Dr. Val Turner
in this short article for the South African newspaper The Star.
GERMAN COURT SAYS HIV NEVER ISOLATED (MARCH '01)
"The criminal law of the BRD and especially 220a StGB (Genocide) protects
citizens from act of killings organised by a state which is deliberately misleading
the public. It also protects the citizens binding the legal authorities to take actions
after perusal." The German Human Rights Activist Karl Krafeld is fighting, for several
years now, the German Government in a legal battle using this postwar anti-genocide
law. This letter says a Judge has recently
announced that in connection with AIDS there has never been isolated a virus.
TREATMENT FAILURES (CONT.) (FEB./MARCH '01)
An article from abcnews.com, an
article from AP,
one from Reuters, and an
article from the New York Times
about the new treatment guidelines.
Hit hard but later instead of hit hard and early.
"Doctors throughout Europe are being warned of a potentially fatal side effect if
pregnant women infected with HIV take Bristol-Myers Squibb's AIDS drugs Zerit
(stavudine) and Videx (didanosine)." Read the Reuters report.
"Spanish AIDS researchers said prolonged
use of anti-AIDS cocktails, and not a single drug, probably caused patients
to develop unusual fat deposits on the upper back." Read the Reuters report.
"Cardiovascular disease risk factors are significantly increased in HIV-infected patients
with lipodystrophy", see this Reuters report.
"Often, the medicines fail to work this well... There are significantly greater numbers of patients who have failing regimens", says
this article from AP. See also this article from USA Today
End-stage liver disease has become the leading cause of death of
patients treated with HAART. Read the Reuters report.
Patients did not report a quality of life improvement after HAART, another new study found out. See this item from AIDS Weekly.
"Less than half of adolescents with HIV are taking their medications as required,"
An article about 'drug holidays' from The Washington Post.
See also this article by Dr. Jay Levi from the San Francisco Chronicle.
CORTICOSTEROIDS AND AIDS (FEB. '01)
"AIDS in drug users and homosexuals in the USA and Europe is probably caused by the
heavy ancillary use of glucocorticoids and other immunosuppressive agents to medically treat
the wide range of the chronic serious illnesses."
A new paper by toxicologist and pathologist Dr.
Mohammed Ali Al-Bayati about the contribution of corticosteroids, illicit drugs, and
malnutrition to the pathogenesis of AIDS.
Dr. Al-Bayati is the author of the book 'Get All The Facts: HIV does not cause AIDS'. See also this interview with him.
DOCTORS ORDERS (FEB. '01)
Read this article
from Reason, for some "shocking examples of what despotic medical
authorities are doing to kids."
LOW T4 COUNTS (FEB. '01)
A new paper by Matt Irwin, a medical student from
the USA, presenting a brief review of several studies documenting low CD4 counts in people with
a variety of diseases. "Caution is advised regarding the use of CD4 counts to make treatment
and diagnostic decisions."
60 MINUTES ON AIDS (JAN. '01)
"The CBS news program 60 Minutes broadcasted a segment on AIDS whose
theme was essentially one of stark terror." Read this report
by Mark Gabrish Conlan.
TESTING IN AFRICA (JAN. '01)
Christine Johnson is an independent free-lance
journalist who lives in the Los Angeles area. She wrote another article about why the HIV
Tests don't work in Africa.
THE AIDS BLUNDER (JAN '01)
"The contagious, HIV hypothesis of AIDS is the biggest scientific, medical
blunder of the 20th Century. The evidence is overwhelming that AIDS is not
contagious, sexually transmitted, or caused by HIV. I have come to realize
that embarrassment is the main obstacle to exposing this simple fact." A short
article by Dr. David Rasnick, member of the South Africa's presidential AIDS panel, printed in SA's
Mail and Guardian.
QUESTIONS FROM KENYA (JAN. '01)
"Since President Mbeki's expert advisors are raising so much plausible doubt,
shouldn't we, at the very least, sit down and reason together?" Read this
article from Kenya's The Standard Limited.
TREATMENT FAILURES (CONT.) (JAN. '01)
"New U.S. guidelines suggest that powerful anti-viral drug combinations
should be used later, rather than earlier, in treating AIDS... some AIDS treatment
experts are now acknowledging that a part of the focus on early treatment may
have been driven more by hype than solid science, and that the early use of
drugs with powerful side effects caused years of suffering that could, and should,
have been avoided." See this SF
Weekly article, this article from
Newsday, and this report from Reuters.
The AIDS drug nevirapine has been shown to be "safe" as a treatment
for pregnant mothers, but adult health-care workers risk potentially
life-threatening side effects from the drug, US federal "health" officials
have said. They gave a warning not to prescribe the drug to healthy health
care workers stuck by needles anymore.
See this report from Reuters,
this AP article, and this one from the New York Times.
Pregnant women face a higher risk of fatal side effects from
another AIDS drug combination, the US government and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
have warned. See this Reuters report,
and this article from the AP.
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