Medycyna Wet. 64 (4), 383-385, 2008
Rogowska-Szadkowska D.
AIDS is a zoonosis
The worldwide dissemination of HIV, the cause of AIDS, over the past 25 years has been one of the most catastrophic examples of the emergence, transmission, and propagation of a zoonotic infection. Ongoing exposure of humans to simian lentiviruses and the potential for additional lentiviral epidemics should not be dismissed.
Keywords: HIV, SIV, zoonosis