Could HIV Be as Old as Dinosaurs? (December 2, 2008)
A newly published study suggests that HIV's origin may stretch back for millions of years -- and may have started out in other primates, such as lemurs, before ending up in monkeys (and then people).
In The Guardian
Genes Hint at HIV Genesis (June 13, 2003)
Theory that monkeys are the original source of HIV; a paid subscription is required to read the full article.
Researchers Have New Theory on Origin of AIDS Virus (June 13, 2003)
Some experts now think that chimps contracted an earlier form of HIV by eating monkeys -- and we got it by eating the chimps.
In CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update, from CDC National Prevention Information Network
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