African AIDS: Not About the Needles?

Glausiusz, Josie
July 2003
Discover;Jul2003, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p12
Deals with the stance taken by biologist Edward Holmes of the University of Oxford against claims that the AIDS epidemic in Africa is transmitted through contaminated medical needles and transfusion. Comparison of the incidence patterns between HIV and hepatitis C virus infections; Role of sexual transmission in the African AIDS epidemic; Type of herpes simplex virus carried by HIV-infected African adults.


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