Polio vaccines exonerated

@article{Weiss2001PolioVE,
  title={Polio vaccines exonerated},
  author={Robin A. Weiss},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={410},
  pages={1035-1036}
}
  • R. Weiss
  • Published 26 April 2001
  • Medicine
  • Nature
One theory about the origin of the AIDS pandemic is that the virus responsible, HIV, was transmitted to humans from chimpanzees through contaminated polio vaccine. That theory fails some crucial tests. 
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