Virus: The Co-discoverer of HIV Tracks Its Rampage and Charts the Future

Virus The Co discoverer of HIV Tracks Its Rampage and Charts the Future In the early s the slender body of evidence for a virus of epidemic proportions was becoming irrefutable The hunt for its cause was on and with it came a race against time to identify the virus I

  • Title: Virus: The Co-discoverer of HIV Tracks Its Rampage and Charts the Future
  • Author: Luc Montagnier Stephen Sartarelli
  • ISBN: 9780393039238
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the early 1980s the slender body of evidence for a virus of epidemic proportions was becoming irrefutable The hunt for its cause was on, and with it came a race against time to identify the virus In this autobiographical tale of that dramatic search, Dr Luc Montagnier, one of the world s preeminent virologists, relates the Pasteur Institute s leading role in investigIn the early 1980s the slender body of evidence for a virus of epidemic proportions was becoming irrefutable The hunt for its cause was on, and with it came a race against time to identify the virus In this autobiographical tale of that dramatic search, Dr Luc Montagnier, one of the world s preeminent virologists, relates the Pasteur Institute s leading role in investigating the AIDS virus and his group s success in first identifying it.

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    1. IMHO, this is by far the best account on the hunt to identify the virus responsible for AIDS, written by the lead researcher in charge of the team that isolated the virus in question.It also details the negative impact of the official policy on AIDS put forward by Ronald Reagan's government, and how this policy also negatively affected the evolution of this disease in the entire world for the best part of the 1980s.

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