Window opportunity HIV fitness bottleneck

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Window of opportunity against HIV comes from ‘fitness bottleneck’

New research on HIV transmission shows that viral fitness is an important basis of a “genetic bottleneck” imposed every time a new person is infected. The findings define a window of opportunity for drugs or vaccines to prevent or limit infection. HIV represents evolution on overdrive. Every infected individual contains a swarm of viruses that […]

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