The prevalent strains in africa are different, again suggesting that american aids cases did not come from africa cases unlike some strains in africa, which date back to the 1930s, a recent study by perez-losada at al (2010), indicates subtype b is quite new, dating back to around 1968, a decade before the hep b experiment.
Debate over the origin of aids submitted by admin on tue, 09/11/1999 - 12:00am kenya and south africa to develop an aids vaccine that might stem the mounting human and economic toll that aids is taking in africa but also supplied the scientists with chimp kidneys to grow the vaccine virus back in philadelphia and possibly in belgium.
Human blood samples from 1959 and 1960 from kinshasa, the capital and the largest city of the democratic republic of the congo on the congo river, led scientists to extrapolate the virus back to the early 1900s, likely around 1908 in africa [medical citation needed] around that time the virus may have been transmitted from another species.
Allegedly awakened a dormant aids virus infection in the black population gallo was quoted as saying, the link between the who program and the epidemic is an interesting and important hypothesis.
The story of aids begins in the 1930s in africa follow its history with our timeline timeline: hiv and aids it is later named the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) cases of aids passed.
Curiously, this new virus, termed human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (hiv-2), was only distantly related to hiv-1, but was closely related to a simian virus that caused immunodeficiency in captive macaques (chakrabarti et al 1987 guyader et al 1987.
Hidden from view in the out of africa scenario of aids is the revelation that the ny blood center in 1974 established vilab ii, a little-known chimp research lab in robertsville, liberia, west africa. Tracing the long, convoluted history of the aids epidemic of hiv and aids among humans can be traced back to one flight attendant in the 1980s it's such a problematic virus more reading.