Eminent world scientists
from both sides of the Aids debate have been mandated by the Mbeki
Aids Advisory Panel to undertake historic experiments to attempt
to purify, or isolate, the HIV virus; and also examine the current
HIV testing methodologies. In the meantime, the panel wants all
HIV testing to be suspended. “It is a worthless distraction”,
says one panel member. Huw Christie reports from Johannesburg. Pusch
Commey reports from Durban.