What is AIDS or HIV Denialism?

There is a small but vocal section of society that believes that HIV or AIDS doesn’t exist or believes that it is all a conspiracy. Some accept that HIV exists but that it does not cause AIDS.

There are also some who also reject the use of ARV (antiretroviral therapy) to treat HIV, instead, promoting a raft of unproven treatments such as a daily regime of vitamins, or massages and yoga.

Whilst holistic remedies may have some benefits it is always advised that people living with HIV should talk with their doctors before embarking on any treatment.

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What is AIDS or HIV Denialism?

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