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Viral sex : the nature of AIDS / Jaap Goudsmit.

Author/Creator:
Goudsmit, Jaap, 1951- author.
Publication:
New York, New York ; Oxford, [England] : Oxford University Press, 1997. , ©1997
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (283 p.)
Subjects:
HIV (Viruses)
HIV infections.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Viral Sex illuminates the origins and nature of the world's most lethal disease. It provides an eyewitness account of science's effort to understand and control the spread of this deadly virus.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Most Disarming Virus; 2 The Rise of the Western AIDS Epidemic; 3 HIV Baby Booms: Epidemics Rise and Fall; 4 The Rain Forest Roots of HIV-1; 5 HIV-0 and HIV-1: The Chimpanzee Connection; 6 HIV-2: The Sooty Mangabey Connection; 7 Searching for SIV in Monkey Mummies; 8 Beyond SIV and HIV: The Cat Connection; 9 The Mystery Suitor: HIV's Next Move; 10 Viral Sex and AIDS: Response to Instability; 11 Retrovirus Survival: The Human Threat; 12 Human Survival: Vaccines to Disarm HIV; Epilogue; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-280-45132-7
9786610451326
1-4237-4058-0
0-19-535706-X
1-60256-048-X
OCLC:
228118782
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