New Method Cuts HIV From Human DNA

Researchers from Temple University School of Medicine have developed a method to target and cut HIV-1 DNA from infected cells, successfully eliminating the virus in the lab, and also immunized uninfected cells against infection. The researchers believe this might be a step in the right direction to permanently cure HIV and could even be an effective control other viral infections. 

Around 75 million people have been infected with HIV and around 36 million have died as a result of infection since the stat of the HIV/aids pandemic.



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