Mysterious virus may thwart HIV

I just finished reading Gibson’s Virtual Light the other day, then I find this:

Up to six years after their initial HIV-infection, men whose blood contained the second virus – known simply as GB virus C (GBV-C) – were nearly three times less likely to die than HIV-positive men who did not have the secondary infection. Understanding how this virus protects against AIDS and death could suggest new ways to fight HIV infections…

Full Story: New Scientist:

(via Die Puny Humans)

1 Comment

  1. I’m suprised you guys haven’t discovered this website yet:

    http://www.futurehi.net/

    High brow psychedelic ruminations and very nice pictures! 🙂

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