Duesberg uses Koch

Duesberg uses Koch - 1 Duesberg uses Koch's postulates and...

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1) Duesberg uses Koch’s postulates and six cardinal rules of virology to support his idea that HIV is not the cause of AIDS. -Postulate # 1 is violated because it is not possible to detect free virus, provirus, or viral RNA in all cases of AIDS. -Postulate #2 is violated because HIV cannot be isolated from 20 to 50% of AIDS cases. -Postulate #3 is violated because pure HIV does not reproduce AIDS when inoculated into chimpanzees or accidentally into healthy humans. -Also, HIV cannot account for the loss of T cells (a key characteristic of AIDS), even if all infected cells died. The body can compensate for the loss simply through the regeneration of 5% of its T cells. -It is contradictory to say that HIV causes AIDS only after the onset of antiviral immunity because all other viruses are most pathogenic before immunity. -AIDS should occur early when HIV is active, not when it’s dormant. -Retroviruses don’t usually attack “their own” cells, but instead they promote cell growth. HIV is said to be a cytocidal virus. This is said even
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