New HIV strain detected in Cuba can progress to AIDS within three years

February 15, 2015 3:40 AM

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The researchers have detected a new strain of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in some patients in Cuba, which they claim much more aggressive than the prior known one.

A new study has showed that the rate of progression in the new strain is so fast that it could lead to the development of the deadly disease Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) within three years of infection. Moreover, the antiretroviral drugs treatment may also fall short of this new strain ...

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