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1 January 1970

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HIV vaccine boost

Scientists have created a vaccine that protects rhesus monkeys from infection by the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a relative of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Scientists have created a vaccine that protects rhesus monkeys from infection by the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a relative of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-vaccine-boost/

World AIDS Day

It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change.
It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change. Advances in treatment mean that a diagnosis of HIV… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/world-aids-day/

Vaccine protects monkeys against SIV

A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV. This breakthrough could eventually lead to a vaccine for… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-siv/

Rabies vaccine protects monkeys against HIV

A vaccine based on the one used to prevent rabies can be used to protect against the monkey form of HIV (SIV), a new study has found.
A vaccine based on the one used to prevent rabies can be used to protect against the monkey form of HIV (SIV), a new study has found. One strain of the human form of the virus… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/rabies-vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-hiv/

Chimps get AIDS too

Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected.
Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected. This overturns a longstanding belief that such viruses had no effect on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/chimps-get-aids-too/

HIV strain can infect monkeys

Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys.
Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys. This discovery is a major breakthrough in the search for a vaccine… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-strain-can-infect-monkeys/

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