How does Mr. Hooper suggest the vaccine could have become contaminated?
Mr. Hooper suggests that all of the following events might have occurred: (1) chimpanzee tissues contaminated with an HIV-like virus were used in the production of the experimental vaccine lots, (2) an HIV-like virus grew during vaccine production and (3) HIV could be transmitted during oral vaccination.
- If so many people in various places received the Koprowski vaccine, how does Mr Hooper explain that there were not a large number of AIDS cases appearing simultaneously?
- What theory on polio vaccine and the origin of AIDS is described by Mr Edward Hooper in The River?
- How does Mr. Hooper suggest the vaccine could have become contaminated?