TITLE

Origins of the AIDS viruses, HIV-1 and HIV-2: fact or fiction? Discussion paper

AUTHOR(S)
Seale, John
PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Sep1988, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p537
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the controversy regarding the origins of the AIDS viruses, HIV-1 and HIV-2. According to some theories and explanation, HIV-1 and HIV-2 are ancient human viruses originated in central and west Africa which spread throughout Europe. In addition, it is plausible that AIDS epidemic started through a hostile power in 1970 in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
22849824

 

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