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Siv Virus Relation To Hiv Virus

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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
...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 but quite different virus from SIV. The epidemiology of HIV hasn't... Read more »

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Is this for real? My gf = +. And I would like to f**k her without a condom. What do you think?... 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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Role of CD8+ Lymphocytes in the Control of SIV Viremia

...Lane HC; Martin MA. 1998. Administration of an anti-CD8 monoclonal antibody interferes with the clearance of chimeric simian/human immunodeficiency virus during primary infections of rhesus macaques. J Virol 72:164-169. Jin X; Bauer DE;... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: New Immune Treatment May Control AIDS Virus

...Stephen Kent of the University of Melbourne and colleagues. The researchers worked with macaque monkeys infected with the related simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV). The team took peptides from the virus and placed them in laboratory dishes... 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 »
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Posted by Anonymous
...biological warfare by the Russians, a plot to wipe out black people and so on - all to explain the surreptitious appearance of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, in the twentieth century. Now, last week, an... Read more »

Where did HIV come from?

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...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 »

DUDE

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...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 »

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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 »