Infection of the Host Cell, continued

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Infection of the Host Cell, continued

The DNA provirus continues to encode new HIV particles within the host cell. During this early stage, the injured host cells, such as T-lymphocytes, are able to replace themselves and the body is able to launch a defensive response.
Eventually, though, the number of viruses becomes overwhelming and the immune system begins to shut down.