March 26, 2013

Concerning your knowledge of the origins of the HIV/AIDS virus

Based on current epidemiological evidence, the HIV virus is believed to have originated from which of the following options:

a). Originated from insects in Brazil
b). Originated from mutations of a parent virus during tests conducted in Africa
c). Originated from a zoonotic infection of the virus in Africa
d). Originated from mutations of the parent virus within the homosexual community
e). Originated from the bite of chimpanzees in the Amazon

The correct answer is C

The option C is the most correct response in the list above. Researchers believe that HIV was introduced into the human population when hunters became exposed to the infected blood of chimpanzees in Africa.

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