|Immune to HIV
Feb 1, 2004
I have heard recently that they are saying there is a certain part of the population that cannot get aids..even if they are exposed..is this true?
Response from Dr. Remien
Yes, there is evidence that a very small percent of people have specific genetic factors (e.g., a defective CCR5 gene) that seem to protect them from the transmission of HIV. However, I am not a medical expert and cannot speak with any authority on these matters.
My finacee is HIV+ & I am -
Can she still be negative?
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