South African scientists map HIV antibodies in vaccine hunt

By Reuters | Mon, 3 Mar 2014 16:39 PM
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JOHANNESBURG, March 3 (Reuters) - Scientists in South Africa have mapped the evolution of an antibody that kills different strains of the HIV virus, which might yield a vaccine for the incurable disease, the National Institute of Communicable Diseases said on Monday.

The scientists have been studying one woman's response to HIV infection from stored samples of her blood and isolated the antibodies that she ...

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