Aggressive new HIV strain leads to AIDS more quickly

New research from Lund University in Sweden suggests that a new aggressive strain of HIV develops more rapidly into AIDS than other current strains.

From first infection with HIV to developing AIDS can be as short as 5 years – the shortest known for HIV-1 types – say the researchers.

The new strain is a “recombinant” virus – a cross of two viruses that meet in an infected person.  Read the entire article at