Friday, May 26, 2006

Chimp's reveal Aids' origins - study

Interesting, notice how long ago the first chimp to human exposure probably took place, and now look at the devastation it has wrought.

Researchers who picked up and analysed wild chimp droppings said on Thursday they had shown how the Aids virus originated in wild apes in Cameroon and then spread in humans across Africa and eventually the world.

Their study, published in the journal Science, supports other studies that suggest people somehow caught the deadly human immunodeficiency virus from chimpanzees, perhaps by killing and eating them. Read More.

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