Disputed AIDS Theory Dies Its Final Death

  title={Disputed AIDS Theory Dies Its Final Death},
  author={Jon Cohen},
  pages={615 - 615}
  • Jon Cohen
  • Published 27 April 2001
  • Medicine
  • Science
AIDS ORIGINSAt an unusual Royal Society meeting in London last September, a controversial theory that a contaminated polio vaccine triggered the AIDS epidemic was all but pronounced dead. Now, a paper in this issue (see p. [743][1]) and three more in this week's issue of Nature collectively nail the lid on the coffin of the theory. [1]: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/292/5517/743 

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