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The Origins of AIDS

An updated edition of Jacques Pepin's acclaimed account of the events that transformed a chimpanzee virus into a global pandemic. Les mer
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An updated edition of Jacques Pepin's acclaimed account of the events that transformed a chimpanzee virus into a global pandemic.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction; 1. Out of Africa; 2. The Source; 3. The Timing; 4. The Cut Hunter; 5. The Scramble for Central Africa; 6. Tropical Boom Towns; 7. The Oldest Profession; 8. Injections and the Transmission of Viruses; 9. The Legacies of French Colonial Medicine; 10. The Legacies of Belgian Tropical Medicine; 11. The Other Human Immunodeficiency Viruses; 12. From the Congo to the Caribbean; 13. The Blood Trade; 14. A Long Journey; 15. Globalisation; 16. A False Villain, a Genuine Hero; 17. Epilogue

Om forfatteren

Jacques Pepin is Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada. He has conducted research on infectious diseases in sixteen African countries.