HIV: Scientists Uncovered the Birthplace of the Disease that Refuses to Die

The rise of HIV is one that can be traced back almost 100 years, thanks to modern genetic profiling. Scientists hope that understanding its origin will help us better determine how to end the virus once and for all.

Leopoldvile Belgian Congo. Image by Royalty Free

Diseases, while disastrous, often come and go in the public eye. We hear about ebola, but then another one quickly grabs national monitors and TV screens for its fifteen minutes.

However, one condition that seems to not fit into his norm is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The spread of HIV is a story that would have most television dramas pale in comparison