Inventing the AIDS Virus has 93 ratings and 12 reviews. Seth said: This amazing book makes a good case that HIV is NOT the cause of AIDS. Duesberg is not. So argues Dr. Peter Duesberg, one of the world’s leading microbiologists, a pioneer in the discovery of the HIV family of viruses, and a member of the National. Inventing the AIDS Virus By Peter H. Duesberg (review). Peter D. Friedmann. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, Volume 40, Number 3, Spring , pp.

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Inventing the AIDS Virus

I say this rather strongly as a warning. All circumstantial evidence aside, the ultimate epidemiological test for HIV would be a casecontrolled [sic] comparison.

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In recent years, many chronic viral infections such as recurrent herpes simplex or the reactivation of the latent chicken pox virus to cause shingles have been studied in depth, and investigation of the role played by viruses is considered by most researchers to offer a particularly rich source of insight into the cause of other chronic diseases and even of cancer.

Further, he asserts that no virus can cause more than a single disease, or any disease that appears after a neutralizing immune response develops. But syphilis patients don’t get neurologic disease unless the syphilis has gone untreated. Duesberg now goes considerably farther, saying in essence that there is no pandemic at all-that nothing unusual is happening, that there is no such thing as AIDS.


Inventing the AIDS Virus by Peter H. Duesberg

The New York Review of Books. Duesberg makes virtually no effort to substantiate his most contrarian assertions, many of which are contradicted by reams of published data, while he berates his adversaries for failure to identify the “one paper that proves” that H.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. More recently, he believes, the decimation of their ranks is exacerbated by treatment with AZT zidovudine. Retrieved 17 June They are all wrong, Mr. Those of us struggling with the problems presented by AIDS are somewhat inured to the author’s acrid complaints and accusations, for he has indeed had his day in court many times over.

What about infants born to H. This book does both. If only the pro-AIDS establishment could be so truthful in their research outcomes. Recommended to Yolanda by: Lists with This Book.

Duesberg dismisses the issue: In such a study, a large number of infected people would be monitored over time and compared with a large number of uninfected people. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Go here for more Retrieved from ” https: Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with failed inventinh Articles with failed verification from May CS1 maint: Kevin rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Published May 1st by Regnery Publishing first published September 25th One wants to begin with a rebuttal that evokes aide overwhelming numbers of biomedical scientists, physicians, public health and health care professionals who have considered the evidence in pter and have arrived at conclusions very different from his.

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Crowe acknowledged that the book was controversial, but credited Duesberg with showing that “medical science has often before looked for an infectious cause to diseases that were actually caused by dietary deficiencies or even induced by drugs. Instead, start with an open airing of all the facts and failures, then determine the real cause of the disease.


Nor does he acknowledge the existence of enormous bodies of evidence based on epidemiologic or clinical science that firmly implicate H. And he perceives self-interested collusion behind that nearly inventiing agreement.

Neilands supported Duesberg’s views, while the epidemiologist Warren Winkelstein criticized them. Taken together, those dismissive statements almost seem to suggest an assumption of “poor protoplasm.

Aug 18, Iami Menotu rated it liked it. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. The importance of the argument is clear: Well written, duesbert like a lawyer’s plea has guile, ignorance and skill.

In any case, the treatment for syphilis is penicillin, which is not toxic.

Books by Peter H. Since he first made this claim, inmany major biomedical research journals have arranged for formal, published debates between Mr. Aug 20, Jonathanstray Stray rated it it was ok.

He hints at vested interests and implies that diligent, intelligent scientists at every level have bought into an empty H. He is at least consistent in his iconoclasm, for he disbelieves many things. It has the viruw to wreak serious harm at a crucial point in the AIDS epidemic, which has been judged by many to be innventing of the greatest public health challenges of our time.