@meme2075 @verycosmic @HopeInTheUSA It doesn’t stay like HIV in the DNA. It stays in the nerves (privileged against…
It doesn't stay like HIV in the DNA. It stays in the nerves (privileged against innate immunity) and disables cytosolic interferon production (required to clear & to train adaptive immunity via MHC). More like Herpes. The immune system has no way to fully clear it without help.
— Adam Gaertner (@veryvirology) June 8, 2020