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HIV positive man cured after eating random leaves in the forest for two months

– A 55-year-old HIV positive man is healed.

– He ate random leaves, roots and animal dung.

– He got sick at some point and drunk his urine to survive.

– He was only armed with a panga.

– Doctors are baffled and now believes there is a mysterious cure in the wild.

After discovering he was HIV positive, Kampimbe Kaphula from Malingunde region near Lilongwe spent two months in Chongoni forest eating random leaves, insects, roots and animal feces. Kampimbe left home on 25th of August and went home on the 28th of October. Kampimbe said he believes his ancestors saved him.
HIS BLOOD BEFORE HE DEPARTS TO THE JUNGLE WAS INFESTED WITH THE VIRUS AND THE VIRAL LOAD WAS SCARY
A doctor who told Kampimbe he was HIV positive and advised him to start taking ARV’s said he is still shocked. “I tested him more than six times ever since he came back from the jungle and he is absolutely free from the Virus. I also sent his blood samples to a University in South Africa and they came back the same. His blood before he departs to the jungle was infested with the virus and the viral load was scary”.

Kampimbe believes his ancestors healed him and he will now have a long life. “People said I am crazy and I want to die in the forest it is dangerous. I slept on the trees and caves because I am not scared. being HIV positive is scary enough for me, nothing scary than that”. Now Kampimbe is back to his normal life as a subsistence farmer. Other people in his area are saying he practices witchcraft but it doesn’t bother him.
According to Avert, Malawi has one of the highest HIV prevalences in the world despite the impressive progress the country has made in controlling its HIV epidemic in recent years. Young people are particularly at risk, due to early sexual activity and marriage, with 50% of new HIV infections affecting those aged 15 to 17 in Malawi.
Stigma remains a key barrier to progress, particularly among men who have sex with men and sex workers. Malawi is on track to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets by 2020, which include 90% of people with HIV knowing their status, 90% of these accessing ARVS and 90% of those on the treatment being virally suppressed.