AIDS virus


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AIDS virus

n.
See HIV.
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This could well give rise to a new pharmaceutical drug, which makes the membranes more rigid and impede the entrance of the AIDS virus.
These two scientists captured the AIDS virus from patient samples, a huge step toward developing a test for the virus and gaining the first understanding of its biological features.
Investigators said Williams traded drugs for sex with young women and teenagers he approached in schools and parks and infected at least nine of his partners with the Aids virus.
(The AIDS virus, in contrast, survives only in body fluids.)
Leaving aside this quality control question, it is important to know whether latex films of condom thickness which are made properly, contain pores of a size which could allow passage of the AIDS virus.
Gallo, "The AIDS Virus," Scientific American, 256, 1987, 146-56.
Babies born to addicted mothers may be infected with the AIDS virus, and some will be born prematurely, with serious health problems that consume health care resources.
More than 1.5 million Americans may have been infected with the AIDS virus; AIDS cost the United States more than $50 billion in 1991; more Americans have died from AIDS than during the Vietnam and Korean Wars combined; and 68% of businesses have no HIV/AIDS policy.
The AIDS virus makes you unable to fight other diseases that invade your body.
Initial reporting of AIDS occurred in the United States, but AIDS and the spread of the AIDS virus is an international problem.
In the last 9 months he has had three blood tests for the antibodies that signal infection with the AIDS virus. All the tests were negative.

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