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Opposing Views

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments ·

Introduction to AZT |The Chemistry of AZT| Side Effects| Pregnancy| An Anything But American Virus| Opposing Views| How AZT Changed History|

  • AZT is given to newborn babies who test positive for HIV
  • Vaccinations and hemophilia can cause false positives in an HIV test. Drugs are administered anyway and babies die only months later
  • “…HIV-positive children who took AZT were three times more likely to develop AIDS or die by 18 months than those who did not.” (Roleff 201)
  • Some viral patients rather just deal with the effects of the virus rather than the sickening and disabling side effects of AZT

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