Trump’s crackpot medical advice has a precedent. Yahya Jammeh’s Aids ‘cure’ in The Gambia

by Rashmee

Posted on April 27, 2020


In January 2007, Yahya Jammeh, president of The Gambia, announced that he had a cure for Aids. The treatment required confinement, herbal concoctions and for the patient to cease anti-retroviral drugs. Somewhat bizarrely, it only worked on Thursdays and Mondays. Despite the treatment’s apparent slothfulness on other days of the week, Mr Jammeh promised that the … Continue reading “Trump’s crackpot medical advice has a precedent. Yahya Jammeh’s Aids ‘cure’ in The Gambia”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK