The Enzyme That Keeps Viruses In Stealth Mode

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readNov 12, 2020

Some viral infections just don’t go away. The hepatitis C virus, for instance, can result in life-long chronic infection if left untreated, leading to potentially life-threatening symptoms such as liver damage. In the case of such infections, why doesn’t the body’s immune system detect and eliminate such viruses?

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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