29th January 01:16
HAART and Me - Brett (diet)
On the front page of the Cape Times today was a story about one Brett
Anderson (who I know personally). Brett was diagnosed HIV + five years
ago, went on a punishing regime of ARV's. After three years on ARV's he
stopped the poisons, went on a natural remedy diet and has been healthy
He is involved with "AIDS awareness" and went to have an antibody test as
an example to others and guess what? Three rapid tests came back NEGATIVE.
So the story is that the rapid tests are unreliable and that the result is
a "false negative".
Of course the intellectually challenged reporter didn't bother to think
that perhaps it was his initial result five years ago that was a "false
WE all know that every result is a false positive. And the best of all is
that the spokesman for the test manufacturer says that Brett's tests cam
back negative because he had been on ARV's! That's a new one for the
I sent a letter to the paper this morning asking some questions and making
some comments about the article. We'll see if it generates any response.
I'll keep you posted on any exciting developments.