While the most quoted dissenter says the virus plays no part, there is a broad diversity of opinion in the scientific community on its function.
Duesberg, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, does not believe that HIV causes AIDS defining-diseases (see Opinion, page 12). Virtually all American AIDS cases, he wrote in Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy in 1992 (46:3-15), are the result of recreational and anti-HIV drugs. In its December 9 issue, Science considered Duesberg's views seriously and went to great length...
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