Of Chimps and Men

  title={Of Chimps and Men},
  author={Edward Hooper},
  pages={233 - 233}
  • E. Hooper
  • Published 14 January 2000
  • Biology
  • Science
Stanley A. Plotkin and Hilary Koprowski say in their letter ( Science 's Compass, 24 Dec., p. [2450][1]) that in my book, The River : A Journey to the Source of HIV and AIDS (Little, Brown, 1999), I suggest that they “covertly used chimpanzee cells to produce the live oral polio vaccine (OPV) that was used in the first mass campaign with OPV in the former Belgian Congo.” Although I do suggest in the book that chimpanzee cells were used to prepare certain batches of the OPV (CHAT) that was fed… 
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  • S. Jain
  • History
    Medical anthropology quarterly
  • 2020
The relationship between historiography and the making of scientific facts and history is questioned, suggesting that historians have been too credulous of scientists' testimony.