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.

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Epstein considered the inventin “readable and engaging Duesberg’s fundamental assumption, such a long interval between infection and disease is impossible. Duesberg contends that HIV is a harmless passenger virus and that AIDS is caused by unrelated factors such as drug abusepetre medicationchronic malnutrition, poor sanitation, and hemophilia.

Horton concluded that Duesberg “fails to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the epidemiological method” and “recklessly deploys ill-thought-out epidemiological arguments to support his own iventing point of view”, but added that, “as a retrovirologist, Duesberg deserves to be heard, and the ideological assassination that he has undergone will remain an embarrassing testament to the reactionary tendencies of modern science” and that the need for new ideas meant that Duesberg’s research should be funded.

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Andrew Ellis rated it really liked it Oct 22, A short review from the Contra Costa Times.

Inventing the AIDS Virus

This remarkable belief flies in the face of decades of progress in understanding infectious diseases. His blithe dismissal of epidemiological evidence as “circumstantial ” raises serious questions about the viirus of Dr.

Duesberg is not a crank. Lists with This Book. Jul 08, David rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again.

The mothers, according to Mr. In sum, this book is destructive of personal morale, prevention efforts and public understanding both of H. He also criticizes the gay press of the s and s for legitimizing AZT and related drugs in advertisements paid for by their manufacturers.

It is one of the most informative books I have ever read, and I recommend that every scientist as well as non-scientist acquire it.

More information about controversial AIDS books. Go here for more Despite g published injust about everything it says is valid today.

Instead, start with an open airing of all the facts and failures, then determine the real cause of the disease. Moore described the book as pervaded by conspiracy theories. On the other hand, the science cited does not bore the person educated in science.

Duesberg faults both modern microbiological science and the way its insights have been translated into feasible public health programs. This is correct but irrelevant: The New York Review of Books. Duesberg makes me angry.


Adam Ross rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Aug 20, Jonathanstray Stray rated it it was ok. Denial has always been the most devastating social and political dynamic of the AIDS epidemic-and his book feeds it abundantly. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aug 18, Iami Menotu rated it liked duesber.

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

HIV is a harmless passenger retrovirus. Ellison also charged Duesberg with “cooperat[ing] with some of the very hostile factors to have me thrown out of school right before I could submit my thesis and get my Ph.

Contact Contact Us Help. May 13, Faye Stephens rated it did not like it. I say this rather strongly as a warning. Duesberg’s credentials make his assertions both distracting and disabling of preventive response. Retrieved from ” https: Crowe acknowledged that the book was controversial, but credited Duesberg with showing that “medical science has often before looked for duesberf infectious cause to diseases that were actually caused by dietary deficiencies or even induced by drugs.

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