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Dr. Robert Gallo on HIV, Polio, Influenza and why he started the Global Virus Network: “Humans have a memory span of 30 years, and I can prove it”

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Listening to Robert Gallo talk about viruses is a little like listening to your grandfather talk about how things have changed since he was a boy. He rambles, ruminates, digresses, is in no hurry, and you listen. It’s not just that Gallo, who pioneered the field of retrovirology at the National Institutes of Health with […]

Peter Piot, ebola, HIV and global health’s evolution opens ASTMH

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If you’ve read Peter Piot’s memoir, No Time To Lose, or heard him speak, you might know some of the story that the co-discoverer of the ebola virus and founding head of UNAIDS told as the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s 62nd annual meeting opened Wednesday night in Washington, DC. But perhaps the […]