Lies, Deception & Profit
The Terrible Truth About AZT
AZT was supposed to be the drug that held high hopes for those who feared the world’s most feared virus. It had the power to move share prices to million. What it could not do was help people facing AIDS.
What people did find was the truth that AIDS treatment had no effect in delaying the onset of the disease. After all the promise and the profits, AZT had nothing to offer people with HIV. Doubts about AZT were first revealed by the Sunday Times in 1990. A painstaking investigation showed that AZT had been rushed to market on the back of a flawed study that was supposed to demonstrate effectiveness. The FDA who is responsible for protecting the public had been aware of these flaws but gave AZT approval. You are twenty years old and someone tells you that you are HIV+. What happens next is a story you will need to hear. Not only am I fighting for the right to live but now I have to fight for my baby. You don’t want to miss this show.
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