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Hiv mutations can result with hiv airborn?

  1. Dec 24, 2003 #1
    Could HIV become airborn and what if it does?
     
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  3. Dec 24, 2003 #2

    Monique

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    For it to become airborn, it needs to be causing an upper airway infection, lysing those cells, where it is carried through the air during sneezing or something.

    I don't think HIV actually causes upper airway infections, those are not the cells it targets to infect.
     
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