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Herpes and Kaposi's sarcoma

bhjelle at unm.edu bhjelle at unm.edu
Sat Jan 28 20:40:09 EST 1995


In article <3gc4pq$5uu at news.ysu.edu>,
J. Colin R. Hunter <ah366 at yfn.ysu.edu> wrote:
>
>I was listening to today's edition of "Science Friday" on NPR and
>was very interested by Dr. Fauci's throw-away remark about a newly
>discovered relationship between a "Herpes-like" virus and Kaposi's
>sarcoma in people infected with HIV.  Does anybody know anything 
>this "Herpes-like" virus?  Is it a new Herpes virus or just something
>like CMV?  A reference to a published article would be especially
>helpful.
>
Now that your question has been answered,
I wonder if you could share with us what
Fauci's "throw-away remark" was. I have
heard that he doesn't "believe" in the
KS herpesvirus, but I'm not sure what
that claim means.

Thanks
Brian
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