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Did Infected Siv Chimps Cause Hiv

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HIV Origin

Hi Doc. What do you think about Tulane University's recent study that suggests SIV has been up to 75,000 years ago? How does data change what we thought we knew about HIV, its lethality, and its presence amongst human populations in the past?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I found the new information about simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) fascinating. However, it does not alter what we know about any aspect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is a related Read more »

Is aids a experiement gone wrong ? (STEAMING HOT MONKEY FUSION SEX)

Do you think it might be possible that aids cotracted from monkeys or apes from a man made... Read more »

Question of all questions Aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS 2008)

I have a clinic where we work with people to help them stay healthy, addressing dietary issues,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Dates HIV Ancestor to at Least 32,000 Years Ago

... New research suggests that the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) lineage was already circulating in monkeys and apes at least 32,000 years ago. During the millennia since, humans would Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Not Linked to SIV-Contaminated Polio Vaccines, Study Says

...not introduced into the human population through oral polio vaccines used in the 1950s in Africa that were contaminated with simian immunodeficiency virus, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Science , Reuters reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cameroon: New Study Highlights AIDS Peril From Bushmeat Trade

...speculate that the earliest case may have been a hunter or villager who was bitten by an ape or who handled meat infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV). In the new study, scientists tested the blood of three groups in Cameroon, each... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Create HIV Strain That Can Infect Monkeys, Study Says

...According to Reuters UK, stHIV-1 was created by removing the HIV version of a gene -- called a vif -- and inserting it into the simian immunodeficiency virus. The gene then acts to prevent proteins made by the monkey that kill viruses. The... Read more »
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siv

Posted by Anonymous
...early 1980s (by Robert Gallo) that the AIDS virus crossed species from an African green monkey. That theory didn't hold up, but Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses (SIVs) were identified as closely related to HIV. The findings of this latest study... Read more »

Where did HIV come from?

Posted by DUDE
...Alamos, N.M. The study appears Friday in the journal Science. Bhattachary said the most common form of HIV worldwide evolved from simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, that was in the chimpanzee. SIV genetically converted to HIV either while it... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...format) 1992 A vaccine success? Researcher Ron Desrosiers at Harvard injects six rhesus monkeys with a strain of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) he engineers by removing one gene. He injects a control group of 12 monkeys with the... Read more »

DUDE

Posted by DUDE
...Science. Bhattachary said the most common form of HIV worldwide evolved from simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, that was in the chimpanzee. SIV genetically converted... Read more »