New HIV treatment, pressured on social media, "smacks quackery", a recognized HIV scientist.
The drug produced by Israel's biomedical Zion Medical, Gammora, is sold to the world through a breakthrough in the fight against HIV and even offers a possible improvement.
– Health24: HIV / AIDS Center
A remarkable Twitter parody account @ AdvBarryRoux, with nearly half a million followers, is tweeting news about a new "miracle" drug.
"The HIV treatment for the drug passed through just the first clinical human study reported yesterday evening, called Gammora, relief for HIV infected people. [sic], "he twitter.
By Tuesday 14:00, this tweet had received 2,600 likes and 1,700 retweet.
Twitter user @CawntryBoy replied: "Gammoran is said to have swiped 99% of the virus in 14 days, it's a huge sigh to our sick family."
Many other Twitter users have responded enthusiastically to the belief in broad arguments.
"This drug is designed to cope with HIV infected cells without harming infected cells that work differently than antiretroviral drugs." Retweet For Awareness "reads the second @ AdvBarryRoux tweets that have been played over 1,100 times already [at 14:00].
The HIV world has been destabilized by refusals and suspicions that promote improvements that have damaged the struggle against AIDS and caused unnecessary deaths.
"The HIV world has encountered decades of horror in various forms – unfortunately this smacks more," says Health-e News Professor, Professor Francois Venter of Witwatersrand's Reproductive Health and the University of HIV Institute.
He said that saying that the drug is a possible cure without side effects are "supernatural biological claims that appear publicly before official literature [is published] and it should be looked at with deep skepticism ".
Health-e News did not find the results of Zion Medical that was published in any peer-reviewed scientific or medical journal and the company had not responded to the copy requests at the time of writing.
"I checked the press report and desperate corporate websites, and even if you believe in their demands, they have been testing them for many years," Venter said.
He said: "This gives science and researchers a bad name." – Health news