Pathways to a Cure for AIDS

Medications can control HIV, but not eliminate it. Scientists hope to one day vanquish it completely

Knowable Magazine
Sep 12, 2018 · 10 min read
Illustration of a dendritic cell. Dendritic cells are a component of the body’s immune system. Image: Juan Gaertner/Science Photo Library/Getty Images

By Amber Dance

Although HIV infection is no longer the death sentence it once was, it remains a major health concern. Before the disease was even understood, its deadly nature was apparent. Between 1979 and 1983, the CDC

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