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difference between HIV type 1 and type 2
Jan 3, 2006

just wanting to know what difference there is between HIV type 1 and type 2?

Response from Dr. Pierone

HIV 1 was transmitted to humans from Chimpanzees and is the predominant strain of HIV worldwide. HIV 2 was transmitted to humans from the African Green Monkey and is mainly found in Africa. HIV 2 also has a slower course of progression compared to HIV 1.

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