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av8r4u

Ya know? It seems to me that if there truly is a cure and it is being withheld from the tax payers, (the Universities I am familiar with are all funded with taxer payer money), this action constitutes high risk health issues including sickness, the risk of contracting HIV and even death.

Someone common to law may figure out a way to hold these Universities funded by OUR money accountable, via a class action lawsuit, should they have constituents wanting to bring the "CURE" out to market expeditiously. The implications of this dreadful virus are profound - the pharmaceuticals are only in it for the profit - I wonder if they can prove pharmaceuticlas are withholding a cure which can save lives, HIV risk and complications from HSV, maybe this is another angle or approach to our frustrations......

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motorcyclemaintainance

luckily there are two reasons why it's extraordinarily unlikely that a cure is being withheld.

1. Patents on the popular suppressive drugs have expired (acyclovir) or are about to expire (valtrex). So drug companies have every reason to be looking for a replacement that would bring that company exclusive profits.

2. It would be impossible to keep a cure for HSV secret since it would amount to one of the most impressive medical discoveries of our age. How could you keep that quiet?

Even if you can't trust human ingenuity and scientific rigor to ensure a cure, when one is found, to be made public, perhaps you can trust in human greed and lust for fame and fortune to ensure the same result: news of a cure will be shouted across the hills when it arrives.

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DGD187

Good points motorcyclemaintainance.

I dont understand why "big pharma's in it for the money" is such a hang up for many people. Of course they are, that should be obvious, after all, pharma companies are businesses, and I think thats the point? I think Pharma does what it does out of logic, not wanting to see people suffer. Althought I agree hsv need more attention than it receives ;)

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