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AIDS, monkeys and malaria

Nature volume 354, page 262 (28 November 1991) | Download Citation

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Could primate retroviruses have been passed on to man or other monkeys as a result of experiments with primate malarias? An answer to this question could explain the origin of the AIDS epidemic.

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  1. Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK and is a visiting scientist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya.

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