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A partial list of publications relevant to the idea that AIDS originated from polio vaccination campaigns, compiled by Brian Martin. Last updated 6 August 1996

Herbert Ratner, "Monkey viruses, AIDS and the Salk vaccine," Child & Family, vol. 20, no. 2, 1988, pp. 134-138.

G. Lecatsas and J. J. Alexander, "Safe testing of poliovirus vaccine and the origin of HIV infection in man," South African Medical Journal, vol. 76, 21 October 1989, p. 451.

Louis Pascal, "What happens when science goes bad. The corruption of science and the origin of AIDS: a study in spontaneous generation," Science and Technology Analysis Research Programme Working Paper No. 9, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia, December 1991.

Tom Curtis, "The origin of AIDS," Rolling Stone, issue 626, 19 March 1992 [published 28 February 1992], pp. 54-59, 61, 106, 108.

Ruth SoRelle, "Scientist frustrated in bid to test AIDS origin theory," Houston Chronicle, 6 March 1992; Ruth SoRelle, "Committee to study AIDS origin theory," Houston Chronicle, 7 March 1992; Ruth SoRelle, "'Guerrilla researcher' digs in for AIDS fight," Houston Chronicle, 6 April 1992, pp. 1A, 4A.

Walter S. Kyle, "Simian retroviruses, poliovaccine, and origin of AIDS," Lancet, vol. 339, 7 March 1992, pp. 600-601; several responses, Lancet, vol. 339, 4 April 1992, pp. 867-868

Tom Curtis interviewed by David Theis, "Tracking the century's deadliest plague," Houston Press, 12-18 March 1992, pp. 31-37, 60.

Anonymous, "In the beginning: was there a link between polio vaccines and HIV?" Economist, 14 March 1992, pp. 123-124. [comment on Curtis, Rolling Stone]

Tom Curtis, "Herpes treatment may have started U.S. AIDS epidemic," Houston Post, 15 March 1992, pp. A-1, A-25; Tom Curtis, "'Easy test' for theory on AIDS," Houston Post, 16 March 1992, pp. A-1, A-9; Tom Curtis, "Vaccines not tested for HIV?" Houston Post, 18 March 1992, pp. A-1, A-12; Tom Curtis, "Expert says test vaccine," Houston Post, 22 March 1992, pp. A-1, A-21; Tom Curtis and Patricia Manson, "Polio experts support vaccine tests for HIV," Houston Post, 26 March 1992, pp. A-1, A-18; Tom Curtis and Patricia Manson, "Discovery too grave to imagine," Houston Post, 5 April 1992, pp. A-1, A-32; Tom Curtis and Patricia Manson, "Scientist's polio fears unheeded," Houston Post, 17 April 1992, pp. A-1, A-12; Tom Curtis and Patricia Manson, "Do cold, hard AIDS facts lie in freezer?" Houston Post, 8 May 1992, pp. A-1, A-15; Tom Curtis and Patricia Manson, "Scientists urge screening of polio vaccine for HIV," Houston Post, 17 July 1992, pp. A-1, A-18; Tom Curtis and Patricia Manson, "Doctor wants Houston researcher to test polio vaccines for AIDS link," Houston Post, 18 July 1992, p. A-9; Tom Curtis, "New evidence of AIDS-monkey link," Houston Post, 25 July 1992, pp. A-1, A-20; Tom Curtis, "3rd case of human testing positive for AIDS-causing monkey virus," Houston Post, 1 August 1992, p. A-26; Tom Curtis, "Monkey may offer 'missing link' to induction of AIDS virus," Houston Post, 2 August 1992, pp. A-1, A-20; Tom Curtis, "Officials continue to ignore signs of AIDS-vaccine link," Houston Post, 19 August 1992, pp. A-1, A-14; Tom Curtis and Patricia Manson, "Scientists urge major changes in how polio vaccines made," Houston Post, 23 October 1992, p. A-16.

Jon Cohen, "Debate on AIDS origin: Rolling Stone weighs in," Science, 20 March 1992, p. 1505. [comment on Curtis, Rolling Stone]

Phyllida Brown, "US rethinks link between polio vaccine and HIV," New Scientist, 4 April 1992, p. 10. [comment on Curtis, Rolling Stone]

Tom Curtis, "Did a polio vaccine experiment unleash AIDS in Africa?" and Malcolm Gladwell, "It's possible, but not likely," Washington Post, 5 April 1992.

Robert Steinbrook, "A deadly virus hides its past," Los Angeles Times, 7 April 1992, pp. A1, A22. [comment on Curtis, Rolling Stone]

Raanan Gillon, "A startling 19,000-word thesis on the origin of AIDS: should the JME have published it?" Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 18, nos. 3-4, 1992, pp. 3-4. [comment on Pascal]

Julian Cribb, "Was this science's biggest blunder?" Weekend Australian, 25-26 April 1992, Review 1-2.

Cecil H. Fox, letter, Science, vol. 256, 29 May 1992, pp. 1259-1260. [response to Cohen]; Tom Curtis, letter, Science, vol. 256, 29 May 1992, p.1260. [response to Cohen]; Jon Cohen, Science, vol. 256, 29 May 1992, pp. 1259-1260. [response to Fox and Curtis]

Hilary Koprowski, "AIDS and the polio vaccine" (letter), Science, vol. 257, 21 August 1992, pp. 1024, 1026-1027. [response to Curtis]

Andrew Tyler, "Monkey business?" Independent Magazine, 19 September 1992, pp. 24-29.

Jared Diamond, "The mysterious origin of AIDS," Natural History, No. 9, September 1992, pp. 24, 26-29.

Gina Kolata, "Theory tying AIDS to polio vaccine is discounted," New York Times, 23 October 1992, p. A16. [comment on Wistar Institute panel report]

Phyllida Brown, "Polio vaccine 'did not cause AIDS epidemic,'" New Scientist, vol. 136, 31 October 1992, p. 8. [comment on Wistar Institute panel report]

Gordon Moran, letter, Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 18, 1992, pp. 160-161. [comment on peer review]

Tom Curtis, letter, Science, vol. 259, 1 January 1993, p. 14. [comment on Wistar Institute panel report]

Blaine F. Elswood and Raphael B. Stricker, "Polio vaccines and the origin of AIDS" [letter], Research in Virology, vol. 144, March/April 1993, pp. 175-177.

Brian Martin, "Peer review and the origin of AIDS--a case study in rejected ideas," BioScience, vol. 43, no. 9, October 1993, pp. 624-627.

Henk Hanssen, "Hebben artsen AIDS veroorzaakt?" Panorama, 11-18 November 1993, pp. 42-44.

"Rolling Stone rolls over for Koprowski," Science, vol. 262, 26 November 1993, p. 1369. [comment on Rolling Stone, 9 December 1993]

Bruce Tomaso, "Story about AIDS theory raises questions on press," Dallas Morning News, 4 December 1993, pp. 1A, 22A.

"'Origin of AIDS' update," Rolling Stone, 9 December 1993, p. 39.

Julian Cribb, "Research fails to nail AIDS virus," Australian, 22 December 1993, p. 16.

Brian Martin, "Polio vaccines and the origin of AIDS: the career of a threatening idea," Townsend Letter for Doctors, #126, January 1994, pp. 97-100.

Gordon Moran, "Animal experimentation and the origin of the AIDS epidemic: the contaminated polio vaccine theory," Civis International Foundation Report, vol. 16, Spring-Summer 1994, p. 7.

Blaine F. Elswood and Raphael B. Stricker, "Polio vaccines and the origins of AIDS," Medical Hypotheses, vol. 42, 1994, pp. 347-354; Correspondence, vol. 44, 1995, p. 226.

Maria Luisa Bozzi, "Un vaccino caus� l'Aids?" La Stampa, 28 September 1994, p. 4.

Robin Weiss, "Of myths and mischief," Discover, Vol. 15, No. 12, December 1994, pp. 36-42.

Steve Connor, "World's first Aids case was false," The Independent, 24 March 1995, p. 1; "How scientists discovered false evidence on the world's 'first Aids victim'," ibid., pp. 2-3; "Rethink begins into how the virus originated," ibid., p. 3.

Michael Kent Curtis, "Monkey trials: science, defamation, and the suppression of dissent," William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, Winter 1995, pp. 507-593.

Brian Martin, "Sticking a needle into science: the case of polio vaccines and the origin of AIDS," Social Studies of Science, Vol. 26, No. 2, May 1996, pp. 245-276.

Robin Weiss, "AIDS: out of Africa?" Science & Public Affairs, Summer 1996, pp. 18-21.

Julian Cribb, The White Death (Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1996).

Tom Curtis, letter, 30 September 1992 [reply to Koprowski, Science], rejected by Science; published in Cribb, The White Death, pp. 258-262.

W. D. Hamilton, letter, 1994 [reply to Koprowski, Science], rejected by Science; published in Cribb, The White Death, pp. 254-257.

 

Significant unpublished work

Louis Pascal, "Preliminary notes concerning shortcomings of a correspondence by Y. Ohta, et al., entitled 'No evidence for the contamination of live oral poliomyelitis vaccines with simian immunodeficiency virus,' published in AIDS, 3: 183-4, 1989," 8 May 1993.

Louis Pascal, "Carelessness with human lives: errors in Hilary Koprowski's letter to Science concerning the origin of AIDS and the refusal of Science to correct them," 19 September 1994.