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AIDS vaccine using engineered herpes virus works in monkeys

February 1, 2019

HIV infected T-cell (NAID image) Photo credit: WNPRC

Written By Jordana Lenon

For the first time, scientists have used a genetically engineered herpesvirus to achieve significant vaccine protection against the AIDS virus in monkeys. Only live attenuated strains of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the monkey version of HIV, have previously provided similar protection. Read more.

Published January 31, 2019 by Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

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