HIV researchers upset by Royal Society discussion of ‘River theory’

Birmingham, Karen; Watanabe, Myrna
May 2000
Nature Medicine;May2000, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p489
Academic Journal
Reports that the Royal Society of Great Britain has postponed until September 2000 a meeting on the origins of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) scheduled for May 2000. Decision to include discussion of the theory that an oral polio vaccine developed in Africa might have been made with chimpanzee tissue contaminated with HIV; Criticisms against Ed Hooper's theory.


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