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AIDS Origin: Statistics & Smoking Guns

David Johnston johnstd at labcorp.com
Wed Jan 12 17:50:38 EST 2000

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>

>An update:
>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.

David Johnston
dmj7 at bellsouth.net

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