Researchers Say Vaccine 'Completely Clears' AIDS Virus from Monkeys

An experimental HIV/AIDS vaccine appears to have completely cleared a primate form of HIV from test monkeys. The primate version of HIV, called simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, causes AIDS in monkeys.

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University hope an HIV-form of the vaccine can soon be tested in humans.

“To date, HIV infection has only been cured in a very small number of highly-publicized but unusual clinical cases in which HIV-infected individuals were treated with …

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