A World First: Vaccine Helps Prevent HIV Infection

A World First: Vaccine Helps Prevent HIV Infection

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vaccine-jars.jpg“For the first time, an experimental vaccine has prevented infection with the AIDS virus, a watershed event in the deadly epidemic and a surprising result.”

The good news: The vaccine cut the risk of becoming infected with HIV by more than 31 percent in the world’s largest AIDS vaccine trial of more than 16,000 volunteers in Thailand, researchers announced Thursday in Bangkok.

  (Read the AP story in MSNBC)

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