My email subsequent to this October 9, 2013 Slate article, Tommy Morrison AIDS Death: HIV denialism victims in South Africa and the U.S., by Dr. Kent Sepkowitz:
You claimed in your article about Tommy Morrison, referring to Dr. Peter Duesberg:
“The simplest to refute is his claim that HIV had not been transmitted to health care workers who had sustained an accidental needle stick”
He never said that. He said no peer-reviewed paper has ever been published showing a health care worker getting AIDS — not HIV — from a patient.
That’s a big mistake, to conflate HIV with AIDS, in misrepresenting his claim, as you did.
For more on what Dr. Peter Duesberg has really said about AIDS, see this interview I conducted with him.
Also, the official death certificate of Tommy Morrison shows that he didn’t die of an AIDS-defining disease, and Dr. Sepkowitz is…
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