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October 12, 2012

Gambian President Claims Herbs Cured 68 People of HIV

Yahya Jammeh, president of the West African nation of Gambia, said in a recent state television broadcast that a secret herbal remedy he found has cured 68 people of HIV, Reuters reports. Jammeh claims that this is the seventh group he cured of HIV since 2007, when he first claimed that his boiled herbs cured the virus. Western medical experts have discredited this herbal remedy. The World Health Organization is concerned because people are required to stop their antiretroviral therapy to take the herbs. According to the United Nations, 2 percent of Gambia’s 1.8 million people have HIV.

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nneka, Nigeria, 2013-04-26 10:35:47
It could be true because God is a miracle working God. But what kind of harps is that. Am asking for people whose virus re still few months can the harps cure it?

JW, NC, 2012-10-18 11:02:40
(cont) pill ingredients often come from plants and are basically synthesized in a laboratory! BIG SURPRISE! Another point, our HIV regimens already are linked to neurological, cardiac, nephrological, bone disorders, and various other side effects, sometimes serious. Why not at least team up with this person to evaluate his claim?

JW, NC, 2012-10-18 10:59:19
I believe the president should be more forthcoming in sharing this "secret" herbal recipie if it, in fact, does "cure" HIV infection. I am skeptical of the patients having to stop their HIV regimen to take this herbal remedy. Medical science has always discarded and debunked herbal medicine as curative or healing when, in truth, some herbal remedies are quite effective. What people are misguided about and the pharamceutical companies don't want you to know is that their manufactured (cont), Bridgeport, 2012-10-16 11:58:19
What are the ingrediants? I dont plan on stopping my meds, but Im a chef and wouldnt mind boiling these "herbs" and see how it tastes, lol, joey hatrick...

WingsOfHope, El Paso, tx, 2012-10-14 01:45:23
I agree and disagree....if he is going to make such claims he should show evidence of his research and the participants. Western medicine should not easily dismiss this and should participate and then make a sound judgement based on evidence.

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