TITLE

More Surprises Stem from RV144

AUTHOR(S)
Jill Kresge, Kristen
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
VAX;Sep2011, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the RV144 vaccine has provided evidence of vaccine-induced protection against human immunodeficiency virus. As stated, various other clinical trials are undergoing in order to see whether vaccines like VAX003 and 004 also have same immune responses to the prime-boost regimen as the vaccine RV144 had. As further stated, some researchers are conducting trials using monkeys to analyze the effect of antibodies in prevention of infection among monkeys. INSET: ALSO IN THIS ISSUE.
ACCESSION #
69755798

 

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