Category Archives: AIDS

First-ever study captures HIV cell-to-cell transmission in a living animal.


HIV, is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If left untreated, HIV can progress and develop into AIDS.  HIV infection is enhanced by adhesive structures that form between infected and uninfected T cells called virological synapses. This mode of transmission results in the frequent co-transmission of multiple copies of HIV across the virological synapses, which can reduce sensitivity to

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