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Re: You think we ever be free HIV/AIDS?

Mar 16, 2005

Dr Young,

I fail to understand your reason why you say:

Posted: Mar 15, 2005

"For those who are already infected with HIV, there will not be a cure or eradicative treatment. By"

Are there not any cures for other viruses in the world?

I think your statment above is just plain stupid and narrow minded. Its not scientific.


Response from Dr. Young

Call it what you'd like-- I don't think that the statement that there won't be a cure for AIDS in the next 5 years is neither stupid or narrow minded.

There are some viral infections that are "cured" by the immune system, some where there are medications or vaccine that can prevent and others (like herpes, CMV) that are treatable, but life long.

To give false hope is irresponsible. To offer the best realistic pronostication is all that we try to do here. Sorry that you feel offended by that. BY

Staying healthy
Dr. Young

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