Scientists have pieced together the origin of AIDS

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Scientists have pieced together the origin of AIDS, and the tale is ludicrously interesting.

Take a few minutes to listen and learn how one of humanity’s most debilitating diseases grew into the monster it is today.

You won’t believe what you hear! This virus began in the early 1900’s!

 

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We know the virus or a similar virus came from chimps in Africa…but this research now reveals new data showing that even further back, 12 variations of the virus, coming from 3 different types of monkeys / chimps / gorillas.

 

This audio clip was painstakingly produced by the geniuses at “Radiolab.”