Yahya Jammeh

Snake Oil V. Retrovirals

When you read an article like this one in today's Washington Post about how the spread of HIV in Africa is rapidly out pacing the availability of meds, it's depressing enough. And then you read something like this: [Gambian President Yahya Jammeh] announced that, in addition to asthma, he was now capable of healing Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) -- the epidemic that ravages sub-Saharan Africa like no other region of the world.