Sunday, January 22, 2012

"HIV 1 (a cousin to the AIDS and XMRV viruses)"

Apart from this complete fear-mongering virusname-dropping BS, one thing caught the eye:
Which Viruses Have Been Shown to Be Suppressed by Statins?

Many different families of viruses, suggesting a broad antiviral effect. These include:

1. Epstein Barr Virus (inhibits its triggering lymphoma)[6]
2. West Nile Virus[7] -- An RNA Virus
3. Rotavirus -- In this FDA "test tube" study, the authors noted an approximately 99% drop in some viral tests, and a bunch of deformed inactive viruses[8]
4. Polio[9]
5. Hepatitis C -- but effects were mixed[10-12]
6. HIV 1 (a cousin to the AIDS and XMRV viruses)[13]
7. RSV -- Respiratory syncytial virus[14]
8. And perhaps even the flu virus[15]
"HIV 1 (a cousin to the AIDS and XMRV viruses)"?

And no, there is not one "flu virus", there are several types of flu viruses.

Jacob Teitelbaum MD, you are an idiot.

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