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WHO disregards AIDS 'cure'

7th March 2007

Claims by the Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh, that he has found a cure for AIDS using inherited traditional knowledge of herbs, have been disregarded by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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The WHO said in a statement released in Congo, Brazzaville that "so far, there is no cure for HIV inection or its most severe form of disease - AIDS."

The president said he had perfected a cure for HIV/AIDS using herbs and bananas. The Gambian health ministry has said that in some patients using the treatment, the virus was no longer detectable.

The treatment's secret ingredients, according to minister of health Tamsir Mbowe, are Jammeh's "family knowledge of traditional medicine" and "the teachings of the holy Koran".

But the WHO said antiretrovirals remained the best hope for AIDS patients, because they inhibit the virus' attempts to replicate itself, improving survival rates and quality of life.

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Glenn Spicer

Friday 16th March 2007 @ 16:30

WHO I am sure is in bed with the pharmaceutical cartels. Perhaps Who should spend some of their money investigating none patentable and non pharmacuticals as there CAN be a cure in natural cures. But then again where's the money for the greedy pharmacy group, no profit no cure mindset.


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