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How HIV conceals itself

How HIV conceals itself

“HIV integrates itself into human DNA so that ART can not find and kill it,” said lead author of the study, Ya Qi Ho, associate professor of bacterial diseases and medicine (infectious diseases).

He added: “It is very difficult to study these cells, because only one in every million CD4 T cells are infected with HIV. It is like a hidden dandelion in the garden, it is impossible to find in the grass but it can suddenly appear as yellow flowers.”

The Yale University team developed a method to find these hidden infected cells as well as a possible way to control the spread of the virus

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