Monday, November 5, 2007

the role of the US in the spread of HIV

in case you are wondering, is awfully steep.

"scientists reconstructing the genetic evolution of the deadly virus say they have traced its true path -- concluding that the insidious pathogen used Haiti as a steppingstone from Africa to the United States and arrived much earlier than had been thought. It then simmered silently here for more than a decade before it was detected, beginning its global spread along the way.

from Africa, to Haiti, to the world. "The United States probably served as a worldwide hub for this spread."

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