"I have not seen a single piece of data that has convinced me we are wrong. The virus is there, it's real, it's alive, it's not a lab contaminant, it's not my imagination, and I don't care what Steve Straus tries to do, he can't make it go away.". Elaine DeFreitas 1991 from the book Osler's Web, page 480. Why do I feel like I am re-living 1991? Only this time I am very I'll, following a retro virus story unfold.