HIV is the virus namely human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS which is acquired immune deficiency syndrome in humans.Research has been conducted on AIDS and has concluded that AIDS is not a contagious disease. The main target of the virus is the humans immune system wherein it invades the human body and slowly damages the immune system by weakening the white blood cells and its ability to defence. Many research institutes have conducted experiments in order to eradicate this lethal disease. Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on June, 2014