History of AIDS: Emergence and Origin of a Modern Pandemic

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Princeton University Press, Jun 21, 1993 - Medical - 279 pages

By drawing on the latest discoveries in virology, microbiology, and immunology, Mirko Grmek depicts the AIDS epidemic not as an isolated incident but as part of the long, but far from peaceful, coexistence of humans and viruses.

 

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Contents

Chapter
9
Chapter 13
141
The African Source
155
Chapter 15
171
Chapter 16
182
Notes
199
Bibliography
221
Index
269
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About the author (1993)

Mirko D. Grmek, M.D., Ph.D., was a physician in Yugoslavia and Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Zagreb. Naturalized as a French citizen, he is living in Paris, where he is currently Director of Studies at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes at the Sorbonne.

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