Fighting HIV in Uganda
Check out this video blog from our UNC interns! Find out about the projects they have been working on.
Since some of the terms Tori and Brianne mentioned are complicated, we have provided a few definitions for clarification.
CD4 cells are a type of white blood cells that fight infection. The HIV virus targets and destroys CD4 cells.
Antiretroviral Drug Therapy (ART):
Antiretroviral drugs use in ART do not kill HIV, but they do help slow the growth of the virus.