Articles tagged with: HIV

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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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Bananas may be healthy, but consuming them won’t treat gastrointestinal diseases nor limit the replication of HIV

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"Bananas are a powerful antiviral food—so powerful that they have the capacity to repel growth of the retrovirus HIV"

SOURCE: Anthony William, Medical Medium

Published: 02 Mar 2021

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Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier inaccurately claims that the novel coronavirus is man-made and contains genetic material from HIV

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this coronavirus genome contained sequences of another virus […] the HIV virus (AIDS virus)

SOURCE: Luc Montagnier, Gilmore Health News, Zero Hedge

Published: 20 Apr 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

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The second person ever has been cured from HIV

SOURCE: Michelle Roberts, Tom Hale, BBC, IFLScience

Published: 19 Mar 2020

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HIV drug Truvada linked to kidney damage and bone density loss, but risks are low and usually outweighed by the drug’s benefits

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You took Truvada to help protect against HIV, not increase your risk of kidney or bone problems.

SOURCE: Anonymous, A Case for Women

Published: 24 Dec 2019

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