AIDS Vaccine: Preliminary but Promising
Weiss, R., Science News
AIDS vaccine: Preliminary but promising
Researchers last week reported a series of significant, incremental steps toward a vaccine to protect against AIDS. They emphasize that general availability of such a vaccine remains, at minimum, many years away. But the recent progress brightens what has been an extremely downbeat assessment of the prospects for an AIDS vaccine.
Speaking in Montreal, Quebec, at the Fifth International Conference on AIDS, Jonas Salk of the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences in San Diego presented early but encouraging results from experiments in chimpanzees and humans infected with the AIDS virus, HIV. Unlike most experimental AIDS …
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Publication information: Article title: AIDS Vaccine: Preliminary but Promising. Contributors: Weiss, R. - Author. Magazine title: Science News. Volume: 135. Issue: 24 Publication date: June 17, 1989. Page number: 375. © 2009 Science Service, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1989 Gale Group.
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