In Russia there is a new HIV virus

В России появился новый вирус ВИЧ

The Russian strain of HIV has mutated into dangerous new species

He mingled with the main Russian A1, and there is a new virus A63, which is much more dangerous than the parents, the researchers say.

In Russia there is a new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from a mixture previously dominated in Russia strain and a new agent, brought from Central Asia.

This was stated by head of the laboratory of immunochemistry Institute of Virology. D. I. Ivanovsky Eduard Karamov.

“We have absolutely unique situation. We have a virus other than in Western Europe, USA, Africa, China. But the situation has and is changing rapidly. Now, together with migrant workers from Central Asia came a new virus AG”, – he said.

The scientist noted that the new virus has infected a huge number of people, including in Moscow.

“He mingled with our main Russian A1, and there is a new virus A63, which is much more dangerous than parents,” said Karamov.

Recall, last month in Yekaterinburg recorded the HIV epidemic.

And in October the first adult cured of HIV.
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