Do We Know the Cause(s) of AIDS?

@article{RootBernstein1990DoWK,
  title={Do We Know the Cause(s) of AIDS?},
  author={Robert Root-Bernstein},
  journal={Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={33},
  pages={480 - 500}
}
Some of the most interesting questions in science are those that appear to have answers so obvious that no one thinks to ask them. Few people, for example, would doubt at this moment in time that we know the cause of the immunosuppression in AIDS. But do we? How do we know that we do? While many people will consider such methodological questions pointless (after all, virtual unanimity exists that HIV is the cause), it is nonetheless true that data can be interpreted only in light of theory, and… 
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