Published in Law and Health Weekly, October 29th, 2005
"Unlike HIV-1 and simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), which induce a slow, unrelenting loss of immune function spanning several years, highly pathogenic simian-human immunodeficiency viruses (SHIVs) induce a rapid, complete, and irreversible depletion of CD4+ T lymphocytes in rhesus monkeys within weeks of infection, leading to death from immunodeficiency.
"We recently reported that, because these SHIVs exclusively...
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