Scientists discover new HIV strain

Written by on 13 November, 2019

Scientists say there is no need for alarm following the discovery of a new HIV strain, but that this serves as a reminder that the HIV pandemic implores the world to remain a step ahead by leveraging on existing advancements in technology and resources to understand its full scope.

The SA National Aids Council Trust explains that the new discovery is a sub-type of a known existing group and is from a sample collected many years ago.

Sanac has congratulated the scientists for the discovery which it says can help ensure that new pandemics are stopped in their tracks.


By: Gagasi FM News

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