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    HIV were did it originated.

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    Thanks Colleen. Ya know, I have been around HIV and AIDS for years and have yet to learn all the fine details. I did not know this and honestly, I should have. My partner past away in 1989 and I guess since then, I have avoided stuff like this. Hmm, learn something new everyday I guess. 

    Colleen

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    Understandable why you shy from it. You'll take in the info as you're ready for it. My heartfelt condolences for your loss. I'm sure you still feel the loss to this day.
    j.alanhutchinson

    An experience that will never be forgotten for sure. Thanks...now...on to politics!

    It has been said that the original virus came from a monkey of some type in Africa. This was back in the early 1980's but I remember  the outbreak like it was yesterday. Honestly, who knows. I have always believed that it has always been around, just known by a different name. 

    Colleen

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    Actually, monkeys/apes is correct. AIDS as we know it is a hybrid strand of HIV1 which is a disease in primates. HIV2 came about when the disease jumped from primate to human due to humans having sex with monkeys.


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