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The HIV virus attacks the immune system. Specifically it affects Helper T-cells.

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HIV attacks a particular type of immune system cells in the body. These cells are called as CD4 helper cells, or T cells. This cell is destroyed by HIV, making it more difficult for the body's ability to fight other infections
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