What is the stealth virus?

The stealth virus is the name one researcher has given a virus that he believes resides in the body without detection by the immune system. He reports that the stealth virus has been obtained from tissues of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and other chronic conditions and believes that this virus could be the cause. However, the existence of the virus has not been confirmed by other investigators. Also, the same researcher found similar rates of viral detection in both sick subjects (chronic fatigue syndrome) and healthy subjects. If a stealth virus were a cause of these illnesses, one would expect more infection among the ill than the healthy.

The researcher says to be suspicious of the polio vaccine because the source of the stealth virus is the African green monkey, and kidney cells from the African green monkey are used in the production of live oral polio vaccine. To date, the researcher's results have not been confirmed in independent laboratories. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found no evidence that polio vaccine, or any other vaccine, has been contaminated with a stealth virus.

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