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The Chimp and the River

Author: David Quammen

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 0393350843

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 174

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Looks at the origin of AIDS in chimpanzees in Cameroon, and how it spread to human beings and went on to infect sixty million people throughout the world.
The Chimp and the River
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: David Quammen
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-27 - Publisher: W. W. Norton

Looks at the origin of AIDS in chimpanzees in Cameroon, and how it spread to human beings and went on to infect sixty million people throughout the world.
The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest
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In this "frightening and fascinating masterpiece" (Walter Isaacson), David Quammen explores the true origins of HIV/AIDS. The real story of AIDS—how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human, and then infected more than 60 million people—is very different from what most of us think we
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