The Infectious Myth On “The Infectious Myth” host David Crowe will examine the questionable or outright false paradigms that infect our society.

July 2, 2019  
David, in his role as the president of Rethinking AIDS, recently wrote to the UK “bad blood” inquiry. The inquiry believes that the clotting factor that hemophiliacs need to reduce the risk of bleeding severely, was infected with HIV. But David cites the evidence that it was actually impurities in the “intermediate purity” clotting factor used in the 1980s that was one  problem, and the use of the drug AZT in HIV-positive hemophiliacs (and not in those who tested negative) was the cause of the extremely high death rate in hemophiliacs starting in the late 1990s, up to 13% of seropositives in one year, almost all taking AZT. The survival of some hemophiliacs in good health, who consistently refused AZT and later AIDS drugs, is further evidence that HIV was never the problem.
A copy of David’s letter to the inquiry, including citations, can be found here:
June 18, 2019  
Keidi Awadu, a raw vegan chef, wrote to David, less than complimentary about the Tim Noakes interview on high fat, high protein, high meat diets. Keidi believes that a vegan diet, with no animal products, is superior. Keidi and David go back a long way, which is how they start the discussion, but then they talk about what makes a good or bad diet. Both see the standard western diet, high in refined carbohydrates, as a big problem.
Find out more about what Keidi’s cooking up in his kitchen at:
June 11, 2019  
David discusses water fluoridation with PhD chemist and head of the Fluoride Action Network, Paul Connett, and Calgary, Canada family physician and head of Safe Water Calgary, Bob Dickson. They discuss the problems of water fluoridation in general, and why it is suddenly a hot issue again in the city of Calgary, which has about 1.5 million residents.
For more information on the Fluoride Action Network:
For more information on Safe Water Calgary:
June 4, 2019  
Moorea Maguire wrote to say she was unhappy with my coverage of transgender issues. So, instead of going back and forth on emails, which I find tends to harden positions, we decided to have a conversation on the air. Despite the best efforts of the Mexican internet to disrupt things, we found that we agreed on many things, and disagreed on others. Please let us know your thoughts.
May 21, 2019  
Jeff Deskovic spent 16 years in jail for a horrific crime…that he did not commit. After being released, with part of a financial settlement he received, he started the Deskovic Foundation, dedicated to the exonerations of others, and went back to school, culminating in graduating with a law degree just before this interview. Jeff is a passionate advocate for the wrongfuly convicted, and talks about how he was convicted on the basis of a false confession, how DNA evidence and a true confession finally exonerated him. He also describes some of the reasons for false convictions, both in general, and by reference to some of the cases his foundation is currently involved with.
To learn more about Jeff’s work, to volunteer, or to donate, see:
May 16, 2019  
Tim Noakes is a professor of medicine and sports who ran into a spot of trouble because he promoted a high fat, low carb diet, while many of his colleagues were still welded to the low fat dietary fad. In the discussion Tim describes how he was always athletic, but ended up with diabetes anyway. He researched diet, became convinced that high carb diets were the culprit, and transitioned to a high fat, low carb diet, leaving diabetes behind him. We discuss his history, the rise and (almost) fall of the low fat, high carb diet, and also how he managed to avoid losing his medical license when challenged by his peers.
Now that he is retired, he spends his time at his foundation, promoting his dietary ideas.. You can learn more about it, and support it financially here:
May 7, 2019  
David discusses the conflict between lesbians and those male-born transgender activists who assert their right to be a woman just by saying so, and who want to be classed as lesbians despite their male genitalia. Amy asserts the right of lesbian to restrict their sexual attraction to people without penises, if that is what they feel, without being accused of transphobia. Whereas the non-violent objections of lesbians (and other categories often include in the insult ‘TERF’ - Trans-Exclusive Radical Feminist) are often described as violence, the violent rhetoric, art and sometimes actions of transgender activists and their allies, are excused as a legitimate response to transphobia.
You can find Amy on Medium at:
April 30, 2019  
It is natural for a parent to want to comfort a child, and for a child with a fever, this used to mean giving them aspirin. When this was discovered to sometimes cause the deadly brain and liver swelling known as Reyes Syndrome, recommendations were changed to Acetaminophen, marketed under many names, most famously, Tylenol. Duke University surgeon William Parker believes that this is not as safe as widely believed, and can cause ADHD and Autism. David discusses the evidence for this theory with William, and they also discuss alternatives to drugs in the case of fevers.
An informal article by Dr. Parker on this issue is here:
A scientific paper on the same subject is here:
April 16, 2019  
David discusses his dark secret - his love for trains. He was stimulated to talk about high speed rail when someone proposed that maglev was a practical and better option, putting in front of him a technical paper that was actually thinly disguised advertising for a bankrupt (literally) maglev proposal. His opinion, you will find, is that we need high speed rail, and the best way to get it is to ignore the unproven, exotic technologies, and goes withh what works. It would be a massive upgrade to North American inter-city transportation systems.
David also discusses the attacks on former guest Chris Exley and his research on Aluminum, most controversially in vaccine adjuvants. A very biased article in The Sunday Times can be read here:
April 2, 2019  
David talks with Meghan Murphy, a Vancouver based feminist, about the defunding by city council of Vancouver Rape Relief, the oldest and biggest organization to assist women affected by domestic violence. The organization provides a shelter only for biological women, which is justification given for removing city funding. This was caused by Morgane Oger, a transgender woman, who also has a position with the governing political party in British Columbia. To answer the seemingly obvious question of “what is a woman?”, David and Meghan wander into the area of sports, where the presence of intersex athletes and transgender women has raised controversies in the past, and in the present day.
Still banned from twitter, Meghan can be found online at:
For more information on Vancouver Rape Relief, see:

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