The cure is cheap, cheaper than any med produced by the pharmaceutical companies, and with much less side effects. So, being like most modern businesses, they've completely ignored anything that doesn't make money, even if it could save countless lives. Actually *curing* it would also remove a consumer, so no return visits to buy more of the companies standard "magic pills".
Well, here is a source here.
NOTE: I really do hope this is real, btw.
EDIT: Yeah, after some more research, this doesn't seem as promising as it first sounds...
This post has been edited by novacrazy: 01 January 2012 - 08:49 PM