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Becky Kuhn, Global Lifeworks on YouTube: The Top Ten Myths About HIV and AIDS

The Top Ten Myths About HIV and AIDS
by Becky Kuhn, M.D., July 11, 2006

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Becky Kuhn, M.D., co-founder of Global Lifeworks, debunks the following 10 myths about HIV and AIDS:

  1. HIV doesn’t cause AIDS;
  2. because of ARV medications, we no longer need to be concerned about HIV/AIDS;
  3. if you have HIV and are sexually active, you no longer need to practice safer sex;
  4. you can’t contract HIV through oral sex;
  5. you can’t get HIV from one sexual encounter;
  6. a woman cannot spread HIV to another woman by having sex with her;
  7. if you are HIV positive but your viral load is undetectable, you cannot spread HIV;
  8. AIDS can be spread by kissing, hugging, or shaking hands;
  9. if you have HIV, you can cure it by having sex with a virgin;
  10. every individual with HIV will eventually develop AIDS. This video refutes misinformation from videos “Lee Evans Speaks Out About the HIV Tests,” “Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS,” “AIDS Inc.,” “The Other Side of AIDS,” and “House of Numbers.” It also debunks the claims of HIV denialists like Peter Duesberg, Stefan Lanka, Kary Mullis, Celia Farber, Christine Maggiore, Gary Null, Andrew Maniotis, the Perth Group, Eleni Papadopulos-Eleopulos, David Rasnick, Valendar Turner, Robin Scovill, Brent Leung, David Crowe, Walter Gilbert, Harvey Bialy, Rebecca Culshaw, Roberto Giraldo, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, and Matthias Rath.

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