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Chad Zawitz, M.D.

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How HIV Does (and Does Not) Infect, and How it Replicates: A Quick Look at the Transmission and Lifecycle of the Virus

HIV can be spread from person to person, but only by a few means. The most common of these are: exchanging body fluids during sexual activity (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) and sharing used needles. Less commonly, HIV may be transmitted from moth...