A claim by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh that he can cure AIDS in three days has been lambasted by a leading South African HIV/AIDS specialist.Astonished? Try appalled. Read more from the BBC on this here.
"I'm astonished. The danger of a president standing up [to say this] is shocking," Jerry Coovadia told the BBC.
Mr Jammeh said last month he had begun treating 10 patients on Thursdays with secret medicinal herb ingredients.
His health minister backs his claims, saying in trials so far patients had gained weight and physically improved.
Gambian President Claims He Can Cure AIDS
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