Mucosal Microbes Mitigate Maladies.

  title={Mucosal Microbes Mitigate Maladies.},
  author={Ivan Vujkovic-Cvijin and Steven G. Deeks},
  volume={46 1},
Understanding the factors that promote or prevent HIV transmission remains a critical component of the global battle against HIV/AIDS. Gosmann et al. (2017) reveal a putative role for the vaginal microbiome in modulating heterosexual transmission of HIV, uncovering a potential strategy for protecting women from acquisition of the virus.