Pablo Rougerie

Postdoctoral Researcher

CLAIM REVIEWS

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogens, not an unbalanced, acidic cellular environment

CLAIM
"it is not the pathogens themselves which initiate disease, they only show up because of an acidic, compromised, cell terrain"

SOURCE: Facebook user, Facebook

Published: 31 Mar 2020

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Global warming and the COVID-19 pandemic are unrelated issues: one will not protect us from the other

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"If we want to protect ourselves from the coronavirus, we must back away from all the climate change efforts we've been making"

SOURCE: Andrea Widberg, LifeSite News

Published: 25 Mar 2020

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Long-term remission of an HIV patient who received a stem cell transplant is the closest so far to a full HIV cure

CLAIM
"The second person ever has been cured from HIV"

SOURCE: Michelle Roberts, Tom Hale, BBC, IFLScience

Published: 19 Mar 2020

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