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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Since he first made this claim, inmany major biomedical research journals have arranged for formal, published debates between Mr.

He criticized Duesberg for the way he responded to duesbergg evidence and contrary arguments”, aidss as an example the way Duesberg repeated the claim that “HIV is found in far too few blood cells of AIDS patients to be a plausible destroyer of the immune system” despite more recent evidence showing “much higher blood levels of the virus”.

He faulted Duesberg for saying little about the fact that high percentages of HIV positive people experience a decline in T-cells and develop the opportunistic infections associated with immune dysfunction whereas HIV negative people “simply do not”, and for misrepresenting the medical community as having moved toward his position on AZT.

A book review from Laissez Faire Books. Epstein considered the book “readable and engaging He argues that later medical and scientific leaders succumbed to political pressure to quickly find a cure for AIDS, and that the peger potential from the marketing of the HIV test and antiretroviral drugs also played its part.

Book Review- Inventing the AIDS Virus

Duesberg explains how the lure of money and prestige, combined with powerful political pressures, have tempted otherwise responsible scientists to overlook – even suppress – major flaws in current AIDS theory.

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Duesberg maintains that AIDS is not an infectious disease.

A chapter from the book. Osborn rejected Duesberg’s views. Duesberg review Peter D. Robin Harris rated it liked it Jul 07, New York Times Book Review.

Regarding the former point, recent studies of the dynamics of HIV infection have taught us that much of what was considered to be a latency period is actually a period of great immunological activity.

At every turn Mr. Duesberg contends that HIV is a harmless passenger virus and that AIDS is caused by unrelated factors such as drug abuseantiretroviral medicationchronic malnutrition, poor sanitation, and hemophilia. The orthodoxy with which Dr. Retrieved 17 June He has made his views familiar through initial colloquies in the journals Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Nature, and he has maintained a reiterative public correspondence contending that H.

Recommended to Yolanda by: The story ofHelicobacterpylori, which the medical establishment initially dismissed as an infectious cause of peptic ulcer disease, is a striking demonsttation that Dr. Gay men in whom AIDS was diagnosed in the early years, he asserts, were not being truthful if they denied drug use.

Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Instead, start with an open airing of all the facts and failures, then determine the real cause of the disease.

Another book review from The Record. He granted tge Duesberg raised “important questions about the scientific policing of deviant views”, but criticized him for creating a “conspiracy theory” about virus hunters suppressing dissent.

Aug 18, Iami Menotu rated it liked it. Early in this century, when the germ theory of disease was aidds new, research focused on examples of acute, clear-cut interactions between parasitic microbes and their infected hosts. Jul 08, David rated it it was amazing. The book review from the San Francisco Chronicle. Aug 20, Jonathanstray Stray rated it it was ok. Given his prominence as a professor of molecular and cell biology at desberg University of California, Berkeley, and his membership in the National Academy of Sciences, his arguments commanded attention.

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Inventing the AIDS Virus

All circumstantial evidence aside, the ultimate epidemiological test for HIV would be a casecontrolled [sic] comparison.

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.

Any reviewer ads is also a scientist, as I am, is placed in an awkward position, for his iconoclasm is extreme. View freely available titles: This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. The mothers, according to Mr.

Here, for virys, is the Nobel winner in chemistry, Kary Mullis: I thought it was sort of awesome at the time In sum, this book is destructive of personal morale, prevention efforts and public understanding both of H. His blithe dismissal of epidemiological evidence as “circumstantial ” raises serious questions about the rigor of Dr. Kellie Sapp rated it it was ok Oct 10, As for any role for viruses in causing cancer in humans, he rejects the mounting evidence as spurious.

AIDS denialist falsehoods from a crook who should be in jail. Duesberg’s war on what he perceives to be a monolithic scientific establishment. Joseph rated it it was amazing Jan 01, HIV is a harmless passenger retrovirus.

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

Books by Peter H. If only the pro-AIDS establishment could be so truthful in their research outcomes.

But he goes much farther, criticizing the F.