With CRISPR and Medication, Scientists Remove HIV Virus from Mice

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Nearly 37 million people suffer from human immune deficiency virus or HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The go-to treatment for the infection is antiretroviral therapy, better known as ART. It can prevent the progression of the disease, enabling infected individuals to live longer, healthier lives. But even with ART, the virus still lingers in the body. 

Now researchers describe a new form of ART dubbed LASER ART that, in combination with CRISPR-C

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