hiv in east africa
Jun 4, 2006
hi. i have just read the news at the body which suggests that those with clade a-d of hiv are likely to die ...fast! the reasearch suggests that the average age between infection and death is 6.9 years. what this research doesnt tell us is? what the individuals were doing, were they on HAART, what of diet, any medical intervention, stress levels. does that classification apply to all? uganda is my neighbour country hence my apprehension? what do you think? b
Response from Dr. Pierone
This was a natural history data and described the greater risk of disease progression and death with Clade D (compared to clade A) suggesting that this viral clade is more virulent than others. Here is a link to coverage of the study.
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