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A T-cell infected with HIV within a poster by the New Scientist describing the science of AIDS. Colour lithograph.
- 26 March 1987
Credit: A T-cell infected with HIV within a poster by the New Scientist describing the science of AIDS. Colour lithograph. In copyright
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Further images: top right: Life cycle of a retrovirus; lower left: possible routes of spread; bottom centre: latest model of the virus; top right: role of the T 4 cell in the immune system; lower right: Points of attack for antiviral drugs
[San Francisco] : New Scientist, 26 March 1987.
1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 59.3 x 83.8 cm
New Scientist. Science of AIDS.
Michael Koch Andrew Scott Steve Connor Sharon Kingman Gail Vines Peter Gardiner New Scientist © New Scientist. 1987 New Scientist 24/07/2008 USA UkLW Transcription from the item
Wellcome Collection 667051i
Main lettering centre: 'The World Health Organization has described the spread of infection ...the battle to control AIDS is well under way'
Lettering top left: 'The image on the right is a normal T-cell which defends the immune system from infection. The image of the left is an HIV infected T-cell.'
Lettering at bottom of article: The material on the structure of the virus first appeared in articles by Michael Koch and Andrew Scott in New Scientist (26 March 1987). Steve Connor, Sharon Kingman and Gail Vines wrote the remaining text. Design by Colin Brewster. © New Scientist.
Subheadings to text: 'What is a retrovirus?'; 'Profile of the epidemic'; Failure of immunity'; 'plans of attack'
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