The East, India, HIV Company

One of the mind-boggling conundrums of HIV theory is how a virus thought to be new (or at least newly lethal) managed to spread far to India to create an epidemic when it was not airborne; on top of that, South Asia is largely as sexually conservative as Africa.

Had Dr. Suniti Solomon not tested sex workers, those who went on to be defined as HIV/AIDS patients would’ve been called sufferers of poverty and treated accordingly.

[Read: Hindustan Times]


Indian hospital admits that ELISA test ‘has an element of error’ following false HIV diagnosis

…The hospital argued that the Japanese company had made arrangements and payment only for rapid ELISA test, which has an element of error. (emphasis added) [The New Indian Express]

With no gold standard for HIV testing, ‘an element of error’ is a serious understatement.