HIV Pandemic—Origin

Reports indicate that the origin of the HIV pandemic has been determined:

Whether these reports are correct, I do not know, nor do I possess the medical, scientific, epidemiological knowledge to make that determination.

However, I would not ignore the ongoing work of Edward Hooper [ go to ] nor his exhaustively researched, wonderfully written and very cogent book, The River, which explore this subject. 

R. Garth Kirkwood, MD