HIV and AIDS
abrdlher at reading.ac.uk
Thu Jun 20 13:13:16 EST 1996
On 13 Jun 1996, Andrew Wagner wrote:
> HIV does NOT "CAUSE" the AIDS disease complex. HIV kills off the T-cells
> that enables the body to fight off infections and the like. HIV does
> nothing except kills our immune system. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is
> caused by Pneumocystis, not HIV.
Sure. But HIV sure helps Pneumocystis and other opportunistic infections
to settle if it kills the T-cells, doesn't it?
You're just saying that a bullet doesn't kill you. It's only the loss of
blood, or the malfunctioning heart (with a hole in the middle)...
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