Category: BEEHIVE

  • New HIV variant highlights the importance of monitoring virus mutations

    Researchers discovered a highly virulent variant of HIV in the Netherlands that genetic sequence analysis suggests has been circulating since the 1990s.  Approximately 38 million people currently live with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) worldwide, and, in 2020 alone, 680,000 people died of AIDS-related illnesses. Earlier this month, the ongoing BEEHIVE (Bridging the Epidemiology and Evolution […]