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Archive for January 2, 2015

HIV vaccines may make things worse

HIV Vaccine

Despite what conspiracy theorists say, there is no cure for┬áHIV. Not that people aren’t feverously working hard to find one, it is just really hard to do. To illustrate that point researchers have found that vaccines designed to protect against HIV can backfire and lead to increased rates of infection. This unfortunate effect has been seen in more than one vaccine clinical trial.

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