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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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Moore also argued that Duesberg was mistaken inbenting believe that there is a “paradox in the fact that HIV can be grown in permanently infected, immortal T-cell lines in vitroyet is supposed to cause AIDS by killing T cells in vivo. Thanks aid telling us about the problem. Recommended to Yolanda by: Duesberg is not a crank. Melissa rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Instead, he says that AIDS is caused by chemical factors and malnutrition.

Here, for example, is the Nobel winner in chemistry, Kary Mullis: Regarding the former point, recent studies of the dynamics of HIV infection have taught us that much of what was considered to ijventing a latency period is actually a period of great immunological activity. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sure to spark intense debate, this provocative book offers an original and incisive critique of the rise and fall of HIV.

For Duesberg’s solution to the AIDS mystery is as convincing as his critique of the HIV theory – and could thr hundreds of thousands of lives at risk today. He ascribes the loss of life-more thandeaths in this country alone in the 15 years since the epidemic surfaced- to drugs or to underlying generic ill health or both.


It has the potential to wreak serious viruw at a crucial point in the AIDS epidemic, which has been judged by many to be one of the greatest public health challenges of our time. Sierra rated it really liked it Jan 04, A short review from the Contra Costa Times.

Duesberg’s thesis is his belief that, by definition, there can be no such thing as an illness induced by a virus that has its overt onset years after initial infection.

Duesberg dismisses the issue: A molecular and cell biologist, Professor Duesberg clearly has litde understanding of even basic epidemiological concepts: Duesberg’s last chapter sets forward what he thinks should be done in its full simplicity: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He is a major cancer researcher, and he is supported by a number of Nobel Prize winners. duesbegr

Inventing the AIDS Virus

Duesberg contends that there is a cabal of “microbe-hunters” who control research funding and are vested in the theory that HIV causes AIDS. A disproportionate number of footnotes refer to Mr. Return to Book Page. 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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

In such a study, a large number of infected people would be monitored over time and compared with a large number of uninfected people.

Oct 17, tom rated it did not like it. This medical establishment inexorably favors microbes whenever searching for causes of disease, and it suppresses alternative views “for too many noninfectious diseases would put microbe hunters out of business” p.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. This is correct but irrelevant: Duesberg explains how the lure of money and prestige, combined with powerful political pressures, have tempted otherwise dueaberg scientists to overlook unventing even suppress – major flaws in current AIDS theory.


Book Review- Inventing the AIDS Virus

He has made his views familiar through initial colloquies in the journals Science, Proceedings of the Adis Academy of Sciences, and Nature, and he has maintained a reiterative public correspondence contending that H.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m hoping it’s before he passes, because this murderous streak has to come to an end.

View all 4 comments. The author is hard to dismiss since he is a professor of molecular and cellular biology at UC Berkley, was inducted to the National Academy of Sciences, is an expert in retrovirus research, and was one of the first scientists to discover cancer genes.

He accused Duesberg of ignoring contrary evidence and accusing others of being influenced in their views by political, psychological, and other forces but not himself. Nor does he acknowledge the existence duesbdrg enormous bodies of evidence based on epidemiologic or clinical science that firmly implicate H. Another book review from The Record.

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Peter H. Duesberg, ‘Inventing the AIDS Virus’ Regnery USA , pages, ISBN

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