Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Description of how HIV progresses to AIDS, starting with acute primary infection.
Information about the different ways that HIV destroys the immune systems of people infected with HIV.
Description of how HIV mutates and evolves and why the virus is so difficult to kill.
Description of how HIV "hides" inside cells, or latent reservoirs.
The HIV replication cycle, illustrated with a graphic, and a glossary of terms associated with the replication cycle.
General description of how HIV transforms into AIDS.
Fact sheet with an overview of how HIV infection causes AIDS.
Diagram and description of the HIV life cycle.
Information about the link between HIV and AIDS, including an explanation of why HIV causes AIDS.