Like HIV, the new coronavirus was found to remove marker molecules on the surface of an infected cell so that it could evade attack. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus uses same strategy as HIV to dodge immune response, Chinese study finds

  • Both viruses remove marker molecules on surface of an infected cell that are used to identify invaders, according to Chinese researchers
  • This commonality could mean Sars-CoV-2 may be around for some time, they say
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Like HIV, the new coronavirus was found to remove marker molecules on the surface of an infected cell so that it could evade attack. Photo: Shutterstock
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