I have some info to add:
The AIDS epidemic did not start in San Francisco; therefore, whether
or not these volunteers were infected with HIV through a vaccine trial
is irrelevant to the origin of AIDS.
David M. Johnston, Ph.D.
johnstd at labcorp.com
On Tue, 11 Jan 2000 00:18:35 GMT, "Thomas Keske" <TKeske at mediaone.net>
>>I'm conversing with an AIDS author who agrees about the
>bottom-line connection of the vaccine trial, but disputes meaning of the
>"11 of 24" figure. He says there the total of men in the study
>included some who received the vaccine and some who didn't.
>The "11 of 24" is for the whole group, which appears to be
>an improbable thing in itself, but we are more interested in
>how many of the earliest AIDS victims actually received the
>vaccine, not merely participating in the study.
>>We digging to get numbers on which we can agree.
>Any info is welcome.
dmj7 at bellsouth.net