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HIV subtypes and contraction risk

there is considerable debate around the hiv subtypes for example in North America vs asia (or whatever). Does research indicate that the asian sub type is easier to contract than another strain or is this all just talk with no statistical basis?
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No, transmission risks are the same. Subtypes aren't a concern when dealing with HIV.  It's usually just something that anxious people find while over-searching the internet.  Then they begin to "what if" about it.
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I'm that person. Thanks
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