TITLE

Is the AIDS virus a science fiction?

AUTHOR(S)
Duesberg, Peter H.; Ellison, Bryan J.
PUB. DATE
June 1990
SOURCE
Policy Review;Summer90, Issue 53, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores immunosuppressive behavior as possible cause of AIDS. Earliest proposed causes of AIDS; Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) report describing unusual medical cases with confirmed immunosuppression; Cases showing similar severe immune suppression problems; Criticisms against the HIV hypothesis; Risk-AIDS hypothesis; Zidovudine (AZT) toxicity; Misguided programs.
ACCESSION #
9608132546

 

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