Articles tagged with: AIDS

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Instagram reel promotes the baseless claim that viruses don’t exist, ignoring more than a century of science about infectious diseases

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Viruses don’t exist, terrain theory explains why diseases occur

SOURCE: Matt Roeske, Cultivate Elevate

Published: 15 Feb 2024

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False-positive HIV tests don’t imply that a person is immunodeficient, contrary to claim by Peter McCullough

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“The HIV test can turn positive after COVID-19 as well as the vaccine”; “maybe a form of immunodeficiency is there”

SOURCE: Peter McCullough, Rumble, Instagram

Published: 30 Jan 2024

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Kaposi’s sarcoma is an opportunistic cancer that occurs in advanced AIDS patients; it’s not caused by poppers

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Poppers are the cause of Kaposi’s sarcoma

SOURCE: Robert Willner, Facebook

Published: 07 Apr 2023

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A new, highly virulent HIV variant named VB variant was indeed identified in the Netherlands

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Highly infectious HIV 'VB' variant makes people ill twice as quickly

SOURCE: Emily Craig, Daily Mail

Published: 09 Feb 2022

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Claims that people were being killed by zidovudine (AZT) instead of AIDS are unsubstantiated

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One time in the 80’s-90’s, people died from AZT and not the actual AIDS virus; Anthony Fauci pushed this treatment

SOURCE: Facebook Users , Facebook

Published: 06 Sep 2021

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There is currently no cure for AIDS; reports to the contrary are incorrect

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AIDS was cured in more than a dozen patients

SOURCE: Alfredo Bowman, Facebook

Published: 09 Apr 2021

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