"It's been determined that they [people with HIV who do not succumb to AIDS] all share a genetic uniqueness, are all of European ancestry, and that the rare gene was selected for in the European population because it also protected against the Black Death. Everyone without that rare gene who harbors the virus develops AIDS within a decade...." Comment left to a discussion about Harpers Magazine publishing a well-known HIV-AIDS denier, Celia Farber on the Nation Magazine blog.
Did I miss something? Is the above statement true? Says who? Just curious, that's all.