The structure of HIV

03 June 2019

Knowing the structure of HIV helps you to understand how it works, why the immune system finds it hard to detect, and how antiretroviral drugs can treat it. As a virus, HIV relies on our immune system to sustain itself and make copies. It's by interrupting these processes that we are able to reduce the amount of HIV in a person's body.

The structure of HIV

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