1970s and ‘Patient 0’ HIV-1 genomes illuminate early HIV/AIDS history in North America

Abstract

The emergence of HIV-1 group M subtype B in North American men who have sex with men was a key turning point in the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Phylogenetic studies have suggested cryptic subtype B circulation in the United States (US) throughout the 1970s and an even older presence in the Caribbean. However, these temporal and geographical inferences, based upon… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nature19827

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