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How Do Scientist Believe The Aids Virus Originated

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Come sta? (Scientists trace AIDS virus origin to 100 years ago)

Salve! Dr Bob,Come va? Hope u are doing fine. Well I don't think I am any good in Italian, but was just giving u a dose of your own humour medicine. I wrote to you about an year back (remember the insurance story!!) and was so happy to have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Buon giorno ragazzo,You're right: your Italian kinda sucks. As for HIV being developed as a chemical warfare agent as part of the Cold War, nope! As it turns out, HIV has been around for more than 100 years. That puts it well before WWI, let... 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. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID-Supported Scientists Discover Origin of HIV-1

Today scientists reported that they have discovered the origin of HIV-1, the virus responsible for the global AIDS pandemic. A subspecies of chimpanzees native to west equatorial Africa has been identified as the original source of the virus. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Confirm That HIV Originated in Wild Chimpanzees, Study Says

Scientists on Thursday in a study published in the online edition of the journal Science confirmed that HIV originated in wild chimpanzees and likely crossed over into humans in Cameroon, the New York Times reports (Altman, New York Times ,... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

In Heterosexuals, Transmitted HIV Strains Often Resemble Original Infecting Virus

A new study 1 has found that even though HIV diversifies widely within infected individuals over time, the virus strains that ultimately are passed on through heterosexual transmission often resemble the strain of virus that originally infected... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Discover New Strain of HIV Closely Related to Simian Virus

Scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV in a 62-year-old woman from Cameroon that "differs from the three known strains ... and appears to be closely related to a form of simian virus recently discovered in wild gorillas" according to a study... Read more »
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joel gallant believes in other viruses!!!

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
a very good question posted at Hopkins. I would just like to post this for those out there that think its ridiculous that there is some other HIV-like virus out there that may cause bad symptoms. joel even says so! now do you believe it?!

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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
Is this a good thing?



Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported.

In... Read more »

Believing in an astounding existence

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
I am a newbie to this post...but pos for 10 years and have stopped by this site quite a bit over the years.
I am shocked at the number of negative and extremely depressing posts here so I thought I'd drop a line to offer thoughts on some of the... Read more »

MODOS DE TRANSMISION DE VIH (IDEA ORIGINAL DNA)

Posted by TOLKIEN, 1 Reply
EN QUE LUGARES DE NUESTRO ORGANISMO SE ENCUENTRA EL HIV?

El HIV se encuentra en todos los lquidos y fludos de nuestro cuerpo, pero slo en la sangre, el semen (includo el lquido pre-seminal), los fludos vaginales y la leche materna el HIV tiene la... Read more »