What most of us know about AIDS is that it stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and that it is a serious condition that weakens the body’s immune system to an extent that it is unable to fight off illnesses. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus that can get transmitted from infected mother to fetus, sexual contact with the infected person or sharing or needle / syringe with an infected person. But did you know that there are various theories pertaining how AIDS originated? Some claim that AIDS is not a natural disease, but one created by men as part of their medical experiments. Read to know more.
Theories Pertaining Where AIDS Come From -
Many theories associated with AIDS have been put forward suggesting that it may be a deliberate disease created by man for varied interests / reasons like population control, genocide or bio-warfare research. Few other theories say that the AIDS origin could be accrued to an accidental creation by man. Read to know some theories pertaining the history and origin of AIDS.
- The cut hunter or bush meat theory is officially-approved and perhaps, the most popular one about the origin of AIDS. It says AIDS cropped because of one African hunter / bush-meat-seller, who got infected with the chimpanzee SIV after being bitten by the animal while butchering it. This theory is not controversial, but has got various glitches. It specifically fails to clarify the timing and location of the initial AIDS cases and infections with pandemic HIV-1 that happened in three African countries originally controlled by Belgium - the Democratic Republic of Congo (Belgian Congo), Rwanda and Burundi. This theory also does not explain why at least four different AIDS outbreaks happened apparently around the starting or the middle of the 20th century.
- There also exists a subsidiary theory called ‘dirty needles theory’. It contents that each of these AIDS outbreaks happened because an SIV that was just transferred to a person got another human infected by an unsterilised needle. It is said that this process occurred many times and permitted the new virus to adapt and turn even more contagious and pathogenic leading to an outbreak of AIDS. Plenty of used needles were, in reality, available for reuse in Africa in the mid-20th century than ever before. Most times proper sterilization techniques were not really done.
- The oral polio vaccine theory is another theory about AIDS origin. It says AIDS began after an experimental OPV that had been cultured in chimpanzee cells, were given to a million Africans from the DRC, Rwanda and Burundi in the 1950s. This hypothesis is, however, controversial and unaccepted by many medical scientists.
- Jakob Segal, biology professor at Humboldt University, claims that HIV was created between 1977 and 1978 at a U.S. military lab of Fort Detrick. This was done by merging two other viruses - Visna and HTLV-1 and was voluntarily tested on prisoners on condition of early release. He further adds that it was through the same prisoners that the virus got spread to others.
- Vasili Mitrokhin, a KGB defector alleged that the KGB set out the disinformation indicating it was the CIA or other agencies, who made the HIV to weaken the Western world through Segal.
- The reputed ‘Time’ magazine said it was alleged Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Wangari Maathai theorized the biological agent causing AIDS as unnatural.
- Dr. Alan Cantwell has penned AIDS and the Doctors of Death: An Inquiry into the Origin of the AIDS Epidemic and Queer Blood: The Secret AIDS Genocide Plot. He says HIV is a genetically modified organism created by U.S. Government scientists. He adds that it spread into the population via Hepatitis B experiments carried out on gay and bisexual men between the time period 1978 and 1981. Further he states these experiments were headed by Dr. Wolf Szmuness and that there is strong government and media cover-up about AIDS origin.
- Dr. Leonard G. Horowitz, writer of Emerging Viruses: AIDS & Ebola. Nature, Accident or Intentional? and Death in the Air: Globalism, Terrorism and Toxic Warfare, has furthered this theory. He says the AIDS virus was created by defense contractors of the U.S. Government like Litton Bionetics for bio-warfare and population control. The key targets being Jews, blacks and Hispanics.