Archive for August 21st, 2008

Kenyans Warned Against Hoax HIV Cures

Reports in Kenya’s Coast Province claim of a modus operandi involving hoax herbalists selling concoctions purported to treat HIV, even persuading patients to abandon their treatment on life-prolonging antiretroviral drugs.Representatives in the country’s National AIDS Control Council in Coast Province said that people were told the herbal concoctions contained special ingredients that would “boost their immune system to the point of even curing the disease.” This is despite the government provid…