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Simian Immunodeficiency Virus And Hiv

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could it really be happening 2.5 years later??

Hello Dr. Bob,2.5 years ago I had an unprotected episode of unprotected vaginal and oral sec with a female of unknown serostatus. A few week later I had a rash on the head of my penis, became sick, swollen lymphnodes, cervical, armpits and groin....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(eighteen!!!) over 2-3 years are definitive, conclusive and extremely excessive. Additional study will also teach you that SIV (simian immunodeficiency virus) and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) are two different viruses (although they have... Read more »

HIV Origin

Hi Doc. What do you think about Tulane University's recent study that suggests SIV has been up to... Read more »

Cure for AIDS

Is it true that the AIDS virus is a laboratory created virus? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Science Magazine Examines Feasibility of HIV Vaccine

...reasons to believe they can succeed," according to Science . Researchers have developed vaccines that protect animals from simian immunodeficiency virus, an HIV-like virus that infects chimpanzees. In addition, some people do not contract HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Polio Vaccine -- AIDS Theory Refuted

...team maintained a colony of chimpanzees. Hooper alleges that Koprowski unwittingly used chimpanzee kidneys contaminated with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the immediate ancestor of HIV. But Koprowski's assertion -- substantiated by... 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

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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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 »

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 »

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 »

strands

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...how many strands of hiv are there? and does transmission vary ?? for example , is it easier to get a different strand of hiv thru kissing, blowjobs, Read more »