Monthly Archives: February 2007

ICC Investigation: Thalidomide For Black Orphans

February 2007
Liam Scheff.

Thalidomide, the once-banned sleep-aid that caused a wave of severe and deadly birth defects in the late 1950s and early 1960s, has been reintroduced into the AIDS market (1), and was specifically used on at least one ICC resident in 2003-2004.

I was told the story of a boy named Seon by child-care workers, nurses, former child residents and guardians of children in ICC. Seon was being dosed with many drugs at once through a gastric-tube into his stomach, because, I was told, he failed to adhere to his regimen.

I wrote about it in “Inside Incarnation”, New York Press, 2005 (2):
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Four Papers on “Aids” That Make You Say, WTF?!

Malaria Causes Aids, Nevirapine Doesn’t Help (even though it hurts), Viral Load Tests Don’t Really Work, Viral Load Tests Don’t Work For Sh*t.

Feel free to thread the needle with these, and tell me how they weave together…

One

The Associated Press reports that Malaria causes Aids: (Here)

That is, people in poorest, rural Africa who have malaria also have a strong response on the Viral Load test.

Note: ‘Viral Load’ (or PCR) is the test used to tell convince certain people (the brown, gay and poor), that they have a fatal sex disease (which they afix with the well-known moniker “Aids”), and must start taking strong drugs.

Aids, inc, interprets these results as showing that somehow Malaria causes Aids, instead of deducing that Malaria causes these, shall we say, ‘imperfect’ tests to give higher or stronger results. Therefore, they believe that Malaria patients need more life-saving (life-ending) drugs like Nevirapine.

Two

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that Nevirapine, that life-saving (life-ending) drug, is not actually life-saving. (Here)

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Crack Causes Aids? Sure, When There’s Money to be Made

Hmmm.

“While crack cocaine seems to account for the rise in the murder rate of black youths in the 1980s, as well as more moderate increases in a wide range of adverse birth outcomes, the damaging social impact of crack fades a decade later.”

“Between 1984 and 1994, the homicide rate for black males aged 14 to 17 more than doubled, and the homicide rate for black males aged 18 to 24 increased nearly as much.”

“During this period, the black community also experienced an increase in fetal death rates, low birth-weight babies, weapons arrests, and the number of children in foster care.”

http://www.chicagogsb.edu/capideas/apr06/5.aspx

Imagine that. All of those babies!.dying because they’re born addicted to crack! in “Newark, Philadelphia, New York, Oakland!”

Crack Cocaine. Hmmm. Not a sexually-transmitted (but not so much)..uhm, vir!well, you test for something, with a test that doesn’t test for anything!but anyway!it’s not that?

But Crack?

Not an STD that will definitely kill them (unless we drug them mercilessly …after 15 or 23 or 52 years?

But CRACK?!?!

Woooaaahhh!hard to imagine!really, challenging my belief systems! but alright!

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