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This article is from the In-Depth Report AIDS Today--And Tomorrow

HIV Life Cycle Basics

Efforts to devise vaccines and treatments for HIV depend on knowledge of the virus's life cycle



© Gideon Mendel/CORBIS

This animation explains the life cycle of the HIV virus as scientists currently understand it.

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