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Is HIV Transmission Different for Women?

[From HIVplus, December 19]

“Even though we’re now some four decades into the HIV epidemic, researchers still don’t seem to appreciate some pretty basic elements when it comes to how cisgender women contract HIV. In particular, the mechanisms behind HIV acquisition via male-to-female sex are poorly understood. Thankfully, new findings may help unravel how HIV impacts women both at the moment of contraction and long after transmission occurs.”

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