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Hetero AIDS Crisis Ends: A Conspiracy Falls Apart!

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posted on Jun, 9 2008 @ 02:05 AM
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Threat of world Aids pandemic among heterosexuals is over, report admits
A quarter of a century after the outbreak of Aids, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has accepted that the threat of a global heterosexual pandemic has disappeared.


In the first official admission that the universal prevention strategy promoted by the major Aids organisations may have been misdirected, Kevin de Cock, the head of the WHO's department of HIV/Aids said there will be no generalised epidemic of Aids in the heterosexual population outside Africa.


A 25-year health campaign was misplaced outside the continent of Africa

www.independent.co.uk... 8.html

Back in the 80's I argued that the threat of AIDS and heterosexuals was false. While it was true gays had bathhouses and discos, heteros had swinger clubs (look up PLATO'S RETREAT) and also had promiscuous drug filled sex during the same time, but the only heteros coming down with the disease at the time were people who had been given tainted blood and those who share needles.

You can only imagine how that went over. Meanwhile books like AND THE BAND PLAYED ON, hundreds of plays in the 80's and 90's (thankfully they all seem to have vanished) whipped up the hysteria. By 2000, 6 million Americans would be dead from the disease we were told. That would mean every single person would have family members who were straight who had died from the disease. How many straight family members did you lose?

Let me guess. Since 1990, the number of straight family members you've lost is zero.

If liberals used the disease to "spread awareness" and attack conservatives, conservatives used it to spread fear of sex robbing a generation of the joy of sex. Conservatives warned heteros could catch it from mosquito bites and food handlers. They were just as wrong but at least they didn't cause anyone to spend money on warning people who weren't at risk about AIDS, as we still do. Offices began condemning romance on or off work (yet another Constitutional right gone), ads showed people smoking pot and getting AIDS. ( It was never explained by liberals how smoking pot would cause a straight girl to have anal sex the first time with a gay man, but the ads still run! In fact, one reason the disease didn't spread among heteros just might be that on a one night stand heteros I don't think rush to do anal sex). In fact, it began to be obvious the left had contaminated the studies of the disease, and they are now using the exact same fear rhetoric on global warming. I have said for 25 years you can't mix politics with science without hurting science. I consider myself vindicated. It took me almost 30 years to win the argument, but this is a hands down crushing of the AIDS hysteria, and puts the marathons, awareness ribbons, in a far different and darker light..

Prostrate and breast cancer, however, continue to kill yearly in numbers far beyond AIDS in this country. World scientists last week lowered the threat of AIDS to number 19 on a list of 20. A far cry when it was for decades in the top 2.

Last month, the scientific community admitted it had fudged the numbers of the disease in countries like Thailand and Africa. (Africa still does not use clean blood- you can pour all the money into research you want. You can lecture people on homophobia. But if you don't use clean blood in your medical supplies, so what?) Once they dropped the projected numbers which had already been downgraded from the 6 million figure, last month the crushing blow came when the numbers were reduced an additional 35%.

The lessons here? The obvious one of always listening to me shall go unmentioned, but as I have said for so many years, if one political party uses a scientific hypothesis to attack the other party, if a disease is turned into a political football the science is crippled. Think about that as people blame "capitalism" for global warming (especially when they ignore socialist Red China). Let me put it this way- you were lied to straight to your face for 30 years. Because the liars had a political agenda, be it anti-sex, pro gay or anti- left or right, they have called wolf for years. Why should we listen now over global warming?

There is no victor here. Kids declare they won't have sex until marriage ( oh yeah, I'm betting on that) responding to the fears they hear in school. Ads still appear on TV that have nothing to do with the people at risk ( needle shares and people into receiving anal sex) but target kids. Stop it. Just shut up, sit down and stop it. If you feel really bad, give us back our tax money.




posted on Jun, 9 2008 @ 01:54 PM
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Hey PM great thread. However, your link is broken and I'd definitely love to read the article. I have read several articles about this subject myself and they are always dismissed as homophobic. It has always angered me a great deal that an entire generation has been made to fear sex when it is really a certain demographic that is overwhelmingly affected by irresponsible behavior.

And another thing, I think it adds to the conspiracy that EVERYONE is made to fear AIDS when most people are unlikely to acquire it, but something close to 75% of people carry HPV and it is easily transmitted even with condom use due to the tiny size of the virus, but it has only begun being discussed very, very recently and ONLY since the advent of a "vaccine."



posted on Jun, 9 2008 @ 02:14 PM
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The bottom line is that the greatest defense againt AIDS is behavioral.

Yes, there are tragedies of tainted blood or unfaithful spouses, but the fact remains that unless you engage in high-risk sexual behavior, your chances of being infected with AIDS is only slightly more than zero.



posted on Jun, 9 2008 @ 02:19 PM
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Here's a link to the article in question.

/6fwtxz


In the first official admission that the universal prevention strategy promoted by the major Aids organisations may have been misdirected, Kevin de Cock, the head of the WHO's department of HIV/Aids said there will be no generalised epidemic of Aids in the heterosexual population outside Africa.

Dr De Cock, an epidemiologist who has spent much of his career leading the battle against the disease, said understanding of the threat posed by the virus had changed. Whereas once it was seen as a risk to populations everywhere, it was now recognised that, outside sub-Saharan Africa, it was confined to high-risk groups including men who have sex with men, injecting drug users, and sex workers and their clients.

Dr De Cock said: "It is very unlikely there will be a heterosexual epidemic in other countries. Ten years ago a lot of people were saying there would be a generalised epidemic in Asia – China was the big worry with its huge population. That doesn't look likely. But we have to be careful. As an epidemiologist it is better to describe what we can measure. There could be small outbreaks in some areas."

/6fwtxz


AIDS is still a heterosexual problem in sub-Saharan Africa, but again the problem seems to be more behavioral than anything else, although the epidemiology does seem to point to other unknown factors.

The chances of a vaccine still seems to be quite low because of the mutability of the virus, so it would be unwise to suggest that just because the predicted epidemic among heterosexuals worldwide has not materialized people should stop being careful.


[edit on 2008/6/9 by GradyPhilpott]



posted on Jun, 10 2008 @ 11:57 AM
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Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
The bottom line is that the greatest defense againt AIDS is behavioral.

Yes, there are tragedies of tainted blood or unfaithful spouses, but the fact remains that unless you engage in high-risk sexual behavior, your chances of being infected with AIDS is only slightly more than zero.


QFT.

I really cant' think of anything to add except that I wonder if this report will be dismissed as homophobic/biased/unfair/etc, or if the "advocates" will get past worrying about their at risk groups looking bad and actually start trying to help them.



posted on Jun, 10 2008 @ 12:17 PM
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Since 1990, the number of straight family members you've lost is zero.


What's the difference? Risky behavior is risky behavior. I know heteros with AIDS.




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