The Harold Varmus Papers
Letter from David Baltimore, Whitehead Institute to Harold Varmus
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1986-04-01 (April 1, 1986)
Source: Original Repository: University of California, San Francisco. Archives and Special Collections. Harold E. Varmus Papers
Reproduced with permission of David Baltimore.
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Terminology as Topic
AIDS and HIV: Science, Politics, and Controversy, 1981-1993
Box Number: 2
Folder Number: 16
Series: UCSF Collections
SubSeries: Collection Number MSS 88-47
SubSubSeries: Human Retrovirus Study Group, 1981-1987
Folder: Human retrovirus subcommittee correspondence, 1985-1986
Transcript: April 1, 1986
Your nomenclature proposal makes good sense to me. There have been many new related retroviruses found and many HIV variants.
Should there be HIV-1, HIV-2, etc.? Should there be more discussion of the criteria under (vii) to guide future actions?
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