HIV Virus is Eradicated From Animal Genome for the First Time

For the first time in history, scientists have successfully eradicated the HIV virus from live animals, which represents a significant step towards the development of a permanent cure in humans.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The research involved the eradication of genome virus from laboratory mice using the CRISPR-Cas9 genetic editing technique, and the next phase will involve applying the same method to primates - and later, in case of positive results, progressing to clinical trials with humans.


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