|When the virus will mutate enough to render itself harmless to human body..
Jan 7, 2004
Do U think its possible in the next 10-20 yrs for the hiv- virus, at least some of its strains worldwide to keep on altering its DNA/RNA until it becames unable to infect any cells in human system?
I mean considering how rapidly it makes alternations of itself.. it shouldnt be a matter of decades..
| Response from Dr. Pierone
I don't think so; this would be a survival of the weakest scenario. Those viruses that mutated to the extreme point you describe would fade into oblivion and we would be left with virulent HIV well-equipped to continue devastating mankind.
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