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Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

1998

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Debating Point' Political Refutation Of A Scientific Theory: The Case Of Polio Vaccines And The Origin Of Aids, Brian Martin Jan 1998

Debating Point' Political Refutation Of A Scientific Theory: The Case Of Polio Vaccines And The Origin Of Aids, Brian Martin

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The theory that AIDS developed from contaminated polio vaccines used in Africa in the 1950s has never been properly investigated. Legal action and editorial decisions mean that the published record gives the misleading impression that the theory has been refuted.