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27 January 2017

Discovery of chemical messages between viruses could provide new way to induce HIV latency

One of the first studies into viral communication shows that viruses that infect bacteria (phages) leave chemical messages for each other which help them decide whether to kill or linger. Disrupting these messages could provide a new way to control HIV.