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Page 26, paragraph 3
The discoverers of the Epstein-Barr Virus are Anthony Epstein and Yvonne Barr.

Page 30, paragraph 1
MT-1 was the world’s first Adult T-Cell Leukemic cell line. The first human T-cell line was CEM, established in 1964 at the Children’s Hospital in Boston.

Page 32, paragraph 4
Although Abraham Karpas was born in Vilnius, Lithuania, he spent his formative years in pre-and-post-independence Israel, ‘where I acquired the British stiff upper lip.’

Page 33, paragraph 1
Although unquestionably deserving of such an honor, Max Perutz was never knighted by the Queen before his death in February 2002, and therefore was not ‘Sir Max Perutz.’

Page 211, paragraph 4
‘in September 1985 the Quai d’Orsay informed Washington ...’

Page 489, paragraph 5
In the film ‘And the Band Played On,’ the character of Max Essex was played by Peter McRobbie.

Page 540, paragraphs 3-4
Due to an editing error, notes 75, 76 and 77 on this page should be renumbered as notes 80, 81, and 82.

Chapter 5, note ‘g’
James Wyngaarden’s statement of September 27, 1993 was made to the staff of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives.

Chapter 11, note ‘q’
‘shipment HTLV-3B (H9) banded 1 ml from Electronucleonics which was 3.2x1011/ml resuspended in 1 ml TNE.’ The concentration of the HTLV-3B preparation was identical to the previous shipment of ‘LAV (5BT) (MOV).’