Published in AIDS Weekly, December 9th, 1996
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin (UW) Medical School, Madison, have shown that vaccination can reduce or prevent fatal immune responses to a virus in mice, even though the virus continues to live in the animals.
Reported in an issue of the journal Vaccine, the findings may have important implications for treating AIDS, herpes, and other viral infections. "The common thinking with such infections is that we must completely erase the virus in order for an organism to survive and be protected from disease," said Dr....
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