(FOX NEWS) — For the first time in nearly two decades, scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV.
The virus that causes aids has different strains, and it has the ability to change and mutate over time.
And the new strain is a part of the “group m” version of HIV1.
That’s the same family of virus subtypes to blame for the global HIV pandemic
This, according to Abbott Labs which conducted the research with the University of Missouri.
According to the World Health Organization, about 36.7-million people are living with HIV.