Origin of AIDS: Contaminated polio vaccine theory refuted

@article{Worobey2004OriginOA,
  title={Origin of AIDS: Contaminated polio vaccine theory refuted},
  author={Michael Worobey and Mario L. Santiago and Brandon F. Keele and Jean-Bosco N. Ndjango and Jeffrey B. Joy and Bernard L. Labama and Beno{\^i}t D. Dhed’a and Andrew Rambaut and Paul M. Sharp and George M. Shaw and Beatrice H. Hahn},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={428},
  pages={820-820}
}
Despite strong evidence to the contrary, speculation continues that the AIDS virus, human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), may have crossed into humans as a result of contamination of the oral polio vaccine (OPV). This ‘OPV/AIDS theory’ claims that chimpanzees from the vicinity of Stanleyville — now Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo — were the source of a simian immunodeficiency virus (SIVcpz) that was transmitted to humans when chimpanzee tissues were allegedly used in the… Expand
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