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Experts Question Danger of 'AIDS Superbug'

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Science  25 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5713, pp. 1185
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5713.1185

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When the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene warned about a man who was infected with a strain of HIV that is both very virulent and resistant to most anti-HIV drugs, AIDS researchers around the world immediately began to question just how new or dangerous this supposed superbug really is.