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Is Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Responsible For Hiv

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where did the orgin of aids come from
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exact details about when, where and how HIV initially came into being. Our best evidence to date suggests HIV mutated from SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus). SIV has been identified in several types of monkeys found in West-Central Africa. So... 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 »

Please answer: New findings, "OESTROGEN CREAM TO HELP REDUCE HIV INFECTION IN MEN"

Is this for real? My gf = +. And I would like to f**k her without a condom. What do you think?... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New HIV Vaccine Shows Promising Results in Preclinical Studies

...earlier studies in which the rAAV vaccine elicited sustained immune responses like those observed in macaques with pathogenic simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV). "This vaccine is distinct from other approaches in clinical and preclinical... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Promising HIV Vaccine Strategy Identified in Monkey Studies

... According to a report in this week's journal Nature, "killer" T cells targeted to the Tat protein can effectively contain simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the monkey version of HIV, during the natural course of early infection. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Examine HIV Vaccine Research, Cervical Cancer Screening Data Presented at Conference

...of achieving significant control of viral load over the course of four months following a challenge with a highly pathogenic simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a virus found in non-human primates and similar to HIV. In addition, monkeys... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Treatment Lengthens Lifespan of Monkeys With Simian Version of HIV, Study Says

... Macaque monkeys with simian immunodeficiency virus -- the simian equivalent of HIV -- that received a single dose of an experimental treatment survived nearly twice as long as Read more »
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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 »

everything you wanted to know about hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/03MMHIV1to3.pdf Just go to http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/ click on the "publications" section. In the drop down box, scroll to "Medical Read more »

Karla

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that a virus blamed for KILLING T-CELLS is an unlikely candidate for causing them to grow out of control (a cancer like KS). HIV is said to do the impossible something like a Superman virus. It makes no sense. I am sad to say that I hold little... Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments... Read more »