I am reading "The River: A journey to the source of HIV and AIDS." I just came across mention of an article by Myra McClure in BMJ in 1989 in which she accused Sir Richard Hoyle, apparently incorrectly, in the article's first sentence of promoting a "bizarre" hypothesis of HIV origin. The theory was that HIV came from outer-space. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1836501/?page=1 Sir Hoyle responded to Edward Hooper, as he documented in The River, p.152: I wonder if she has irresponsibly maligned any other scientists beside Sir Hoyle and Dr. Mikovits. We already know nonsense is par for the course for BMJ.