Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Newly-Found HIV Strain Leads More Quickly to AIDS

Researchers say a new strain of HIV found in West Africa leads to faster development of AIDS.   Scientists based at Sweden's Lund University say the new strain, known as A3/O2, is a cross between the two most common strains in the nation of Guinea-Bissau.   Their study found people infected with the new strain develop AIDS in about five years, more than a year faster than people with one of the initial strains alone.   They say people with A3/02 are also three times...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter