HIV is the virus namely human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS which is acquired immune deficiency syndrome in humans. The person affected with AIDS will lose his immunity and gets prone to almost all the diseases that are caused by pathogens. 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. Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
Last date updated on June, 2014