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Author Topic: HIV-positive girl (10yo) dies after denialist parents refused treatment  (Read 583 times)

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Offline JimDublin

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Story is ignorance, religion, combined with a dose of Chinese herbs, and fucking bullshit big pharma tin foil hat conspiracies, leaves 1 dead, 10 year old angel.

Nearly 40 million deaths and people are still fooling themselves and others about hiv and/or about hiv treatment (ART).

Here is the damage by such myths and it makes me so angry reading this story, she could have lived and was in a nation that had ART medication for her. Wake the f&+k up people.

 >:( >:( >:(

https://www.rt.com/news/401831-hiv-positive-child-died/

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10yo HIV-positive girl dies after denialist parents reportedly refused treatment

The girl, whose identity has not been revealed to media, died in the hospital earlier in August, local media reported. Authorities and medical specialists in St. Petersburg reportedly tried to force the much-needed therapy for years, but the girl’s parents refused to allow her the treatment or to be hospitalized.

The girl, whose adoptive father is an Orthodox priest, was considered “absolutely healthy” by her parents, despite being aware of the diagnosis, local Fontanka newspaper reported. 

The highly religious couple refused to give medicine to the girl, as they believed modern treatments do more harm than good, Rosbalt news agency cited the local AIDS center as saying. “They were convinced that AIDS is a myth invented by greedy pharmaceutical companies,” representatives of the center said. 

In 2014, AIDS center staff addressed St. Petersburg children’s ombudswoman Svetlana Agapitova with the issue, her representatives told Interfax. When the couple adopted the girl, they were informed of her being HIV-positive. Later, it turned out that both are adherents of traditional medicine.

For years, the family had reportedly deceived the authorities. The couple is believed to have been treating the girl with “Chinese herbs,” and at some point, even took the girl to Germany, where she was treated with biologically active supplements
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« Last Edit: September 07, 2017, 05:33:55 AM by JimDublin »
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Offline paintedroom

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Re: HIV-positive girl (10yo) dies after denialist parents refused treatment
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2017, 05:38:05 AM »
F*****g criminal.
Dx`d mid July 2016
8/8/2016 - CD4 50     VL 50,000
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Offline zach

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Re: HIV-positive girl (10yo) dies after denialist parents refused treatment
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2017, 02:27:02 PM »
Fuck them
I set into a downward spiral
Caught an illness that was literally viral

With all the vapors that the vile humans brew
Shining through the blight of you

Offline JimDublin

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Re: HIV-positive girl (10yo) dies after denialist parents refused treatment
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2017, 05:07:44 AM »
Indeed.
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Offline daveR

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Re: HIV-positive girl (10yo) dies after denialist parents refused treatment
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2017, 05:15:32 AM »
Shamefull, hard to understand why the authorities did not step in earlier. She wasn't their biological daughter so I would have thought any rights they had over could be easily taken away.

Another death that could have been avoided. Made worse as it was somebody so young with a full life in front of her.

 


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