1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change.
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.
Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys.
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.
A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected.