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immune
Dec 14, 2005

why cant the immune system fight off AIDS

Response from Dr. Wohl

Mostly because it is the immune system that HIV targets. This is the problem. HIV triggers an aggressive immune response by the body but it is only fuel for the fire. The first responder cells our system throws at the virus become infected and either lost or used to produce more HIV.

"That's badass", a high schooler said when I showed his class how HIV does its dirty work.

DW



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