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Discovery of HIV The near unanimous international consensus is that HIV was first discovered in 1983, by a team of scientists - led by the French virologist Luc Montagnier - at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. A rival claim was also made a group led by Dr Robert Charles Gallo (an American biomedical researcher) which published details of their discover in 1984. In 1987 - following the intervention of the presidents of France and the United States - the two teams finally agreed to share the credit for the discovery of HIV. Controversy surrounding the discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was intense after American researcher Robert Gallo and French scientist Luc Montagnier both claimed to have discovered it. The dispute was settled on a political level with both teams receiving equal credit.
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Why do scientists fail to discover HIV AIDS medicines?

The causative agent for AIDS is HIV. The problem with this virus is it has high mutation rate on its replication in cells. so we can not make a vaccine to prevent them. This i

When was HIV and AIDS discovered?

The first documented case of AIDS was June 5, 1981 in Los Angela, California. By September 1982 the CDC began using the name AIDS instead of GRID.Also in 1984 a doctor create

When Was HIV Discovered?

The virus was first identified in 1981. AIDS was first clinically observed between late 1980 and early 1981. A group of five men showed symptoms of Pneumocystis carinii pneumo

Where was HIV discovered?

HIV was discovered by a team of scientists - led by professor Smith and Dr. Jameson at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. Duhh! it waas discoverd in arica in 1881

How was HIV discovered?

AIDS was first clinically observed between late 1980 and early 1981. A group of five men showed symptoms of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), a rare oppourtinistic infec

How do you get for Hiv?

HIV is found in specific human body fluids. If any of those fluids enter your body, you can become infected with HIV.
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What is HIV and how do you get it?

HIV is a virus . Its full name is HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS . It attacks people through blood , semen and breast milk .
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What does HIV?

Do you mean what it means? If so, it means Human immunodeficiency virus.
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When was the HIV AIDS virus first discovered?

The HIV AIDS virus was first discovered in the United States in 1981. Intially it was called gay-related immune deficiency or "the 4H disease". The AIDS acronym was first use