Transmitted Resistance to All Integrase Inhibitors: A Rare Event, or the Tip of the Iceberg?

The first documented case of primary resistance to all integrase strand transfer inhibitors (INSTIs) in an ART-naive woman raises questions about universal screening for INSTI resistance.Researchers present the case of…

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As A Strategy for HIV Prevention, Disabling the CCR5 Gene in Embryos Implanted in HIV-Negative Mothers Makes Zero Sense

Dr. Paul Sax weighs in on scientist He Jiankui's “disturbing” gene-editing experiment, in HIV and ID Observations. Chinese scientist He Jiankui recently announced he used an editing technique to alter the…

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