Anthropology 275       Reading Report 9
Disease in Prehistory       due 3/15

Answer the following questions based on Hutchinson J. F. 2001. The biology and evolution of HIV. Annual Reviews in Anthropology 30:85-108.

1. Summarize the biology of HIV. What is it?
2. Define and describe how existing theories explain the origins of HIV.
3. Compare HIV-1 and HIV-2. How do they affect humans? What is their geographic distribution?
4. What is SIV? Which animals contract SIV? How is HIV related to SIV?