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World AIDS Day 2017

1 December is World AIDS Day.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a consequence of infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which is estimated to infect 3.7 million people around the world.  The virus targets the immune system and causes the demise of the T cells, which help coordinate immune responses, leaving individuals extremely susceptible to other infections and diseases.

To raise awareness of AIDS, how it affects people’s lives and how immunology research can help to develop new diagnostics and treatments, on World AIDS Day, the British Society for Immunology is highlighting some of our recent resources and publications on social media throughout the day.

Highlights of our resources:

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