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AIDS, monkeys and malaria

Naturevolume 354page262 (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

    • Charles Gilks
  2. visiting scientist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya

    • Charles Gilks

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