Rapid HIV evolution avoids attack

  • "HIV is evolving rapidly to escape the human immune system, an international study has shown. The Nature study highlights just how tough it could be to develop a vaccine that keeps pace with the changing nature of the virus." -BBC News website

    As HIV is one of the blood borne viruses that people could be exposed to if they suffer a needle stick injury, this report once again highlights the importance for workers to receive suitable sharps training to help them develop safer ways of working in areas where discarded needles might be found.


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