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Poisoner and saviour

The Guardian has highlighted the contradiction of major supporters of health in South Africa being instrumental in the cause of ill health in the first place through investing in mining. As a supposed hotbed region of HIV/AIDS, one cannot help think that the saviour is inadvertently the poisoner, whether understood from a mainstream or Rethinking […]

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TB in the HIV+ is from the HIV-

Aidsmap reports that TB infection in HIV-positive individuals is traced to TB in HIV-negative people, in South Africa. In other words, an Aids-defining illness is the result of TB infection; HIV is superfluous. In the past and perhaps still now, HIV was blamed for the expression of Aids itself, without co-infection; that is that HIV caused […]

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