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Sep 8, 2007

whatis the difference between Hiv Virus and AIDS

Response from Dr. Holodniy

HIV is a virus which causes HIV infection. Those who are infected lose an important cell in the immune system called a CD4 cell. When the CD4 count gets down to 200, people become vulnerable to many other serious infections. When their CD4 count is < 200 or they develop one of these infections, this is called AIDS.



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