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HIV pandemic's roots traced back to 1920s Kinshasa

HIV pandemic's roots traced back to 1920s Kinshasa

The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced to the 1920s in the city of Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say. An international team of scientists say a "perfect storm" of population growth, sex and railways allowed HIV to spread. A feat of viral archaeology was used to...

MH17 crash: 'Total shock' at Aids researcher deaths

MH17 crash: 'Total shock' at Aids researcher deaths

Dozens of passengers who died on board the crashed Malaysia Airlines plane are thought to have been heading to a major international Aids conference. They include Prof Joep Lange - a prominent and popular researcher and a former president of the International Aids Society (IAS). IAS said they would have "truly lost a giant". Delegates, who have already arrived at the conference in Australia said they were in "total shock". More than 14,000 scientists, campaigners and politicians are meeting at the Aids 2014 conference, which starts in Melbourne at the weekend. 'GIANT' Joep Lange, was a professor of medicine at the University of Amsterdam, and has been involved in HIV research since the virus first...

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