Leishman, Katie
February 1987
Atlantic (02769077);Feb87, Vol. 259 Issue 2, p39
Focuses on the transmission of the human immuno-deficiency virus in families of persons with transfusion-associated infection and between heterosexuals in the U.S. Questions posed by the varying rate of transmission; Notions that have survived the introduction of undeniable evidence of heterosexual transmission; Increase in the number of reported domestic cases of heterosexually transmitted AIDS.


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