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- noun medicine A person who is
infectedwith HIVbut whose infection does not progressto become AIDS
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But unraveling the way they work could one day lead to new approaches to treatment -- making every patient a potential nonprogressor.
The students were assigned to come up with a theory about how a small part of the population seems to fall into a “nonprogressor” category, as in they are HIV positive for many years but don’t lose T cells even without antiretroviral therapy.